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  • Drinking Water and Tetrachloroethylene (PCE)

    Prenatal Exposure to Tetrachloroethylene (PCE) Linked to Pregnancy Complications

    Consuming drinking water contaminated with tetrachloroethylene (PCE) during pregnancy may increase the risk of pregnancy complications such as stillbirth and placental abruption, concludes a new study published in the journal Environmental Health. Tetrachloroethylene (tetrachloroethene, perchloroethylene, PCE, PERC) is a colorless liquid with a sweet odor widely used for the dry cleaning of fabrics. Previous studies […] More