Perchloroethylene (Tetrachloroethylene)

Perchloroethylene (Tetrachloroethylene)

  • $45.00

Perchloroethylene is a clear, colorless liquid with an ether-like odor. Vapors are heavier than air. (Also known as Tetrachloroethylene)


  • Dry Cleaning solvent
  • Solvent for degreasing
  • Drying agent for metals
  • Ingredient in other chemicals

Exposure Limits

  • OSHA PEL: TWA 100 ppm C 200 ppm 300 ppm (5-minute maximum peak in any 3 hours)
  • NIOSH REL: 150 ppm

Health effects

  • Eye, nose, throat irritant
  • May cause nausea, dizziness, headaches, drowsiness
  • Potential for liver damage

Additional Resources

Sold individually, as a pack of 5, or a pack of 10
All purchases include analysis and report from our accredited Industrial Hygiene laboratory