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Tetrachloroethylene MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tetrachloroethylene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.439.880
Unique ID
D013750
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013750
Scope Note
A chlorinated hydrocarbon used as an industrial solvent and cooling liquid in electrical transformers. It is a potential carcinogen.
Entry Term(s)
Perchlorethylene
Perchloroethylene
Tetrachlorethylene
Tetrachloroethene
Pharm Action
Carcinogens
Environmental Pollutants
Solvents
Registry Number
TJ904HH8SN
Related Numbers
127-18-4
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethene, tetrachloro-
NLM Classification #
QV 253
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Tetrachloroethylene Preferred
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