Urinary Metabolites of 14C-Tetrachloroethylene in Mice


IN recent years tetrachloroethylene (perchloroethylene) has rapidly gained in importance as an industrial solvent. Its toxic effects have not been investigated very much, however, and its metabolism is almost unknown. The present work was carried out in order to facilitate the estimation of health hazards caused by exposure to this solvent.

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YLLNER, S. Urinary Metabolites of 14C-Tetrachloroethylene in Mice. Nature 191, 820 (1961). https://doi.org/10.1038/191820a0

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