Perchloroethylene

CAS#: 127-18-4

Synonyms: Tetrachloroethylene; tetrachlorothene; ethylene tetrachloride

Uses: Dry-cleaning solvent, vapor-degreasing solvent, drying agent for metals and certian other solids, vermifuge, heat-transfer medium, manufacture of fluorocarbons.

Hazard: Vapor can affect central nervous system and cause anesthesia. Liquid may irritate skin after prolonged contact.  May irritate eyes but causes no injury.