Exposure to tetrachloroethylene in dry cleaning shops in the Nordic countries

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  • Lynge, Elsebeth
  • Håkan Tinnerberg
  • Lars Rylander
  • Pål Romundstad
  • Kristina Johansen
  • Marja-Liisa Lindbohm
  • Pirjo Heikkilä
  • Håkan Westberg
  • Lene Bjørk Clausen
  • Antoine Piombino
  • Brian Larsen Thorsted
Tetrachloroethylene is the dominant solvent used in dry cleaning worldwide and many workers are potentially exposed. We report here on results of 1296 measurements of tetrachloroethylene undertaken in Nordic dry cleaning shops 1947-2001.
Original languageEnglish
JournalAnnals of Occupational Hygiene
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)387-396
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2011

    Research areas

  • Air Pollutants, Occupational, Denmark, Finland, Humans, Laundering, Norway, Occupational Exposure, Solvents, Sweden, Tetrachloroethylene

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