Definition of tetrachloroethylene in English:
Another term for perchloroethylene.
- Dry-cleaning reagents contain petroleum or tetrachloroethylene, highly volatile chemicals with distinctive odours.
- The primary solvent used in dry cleaning is perchloroethylene, also known as tetrachloroethylene and commonly known as perc.
- Thus, there are several no-cost or low-cost options that dry-cleaning personnel can readily implement to reduce concentrations of tetrachloroethylene within the workplace and concomitantly in adjoining residences and facilities.