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RECORD NUMBER: 17 OF 41
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Health Effects Support Document for 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane.|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Health and Ecological Criteria Div.|
|Additional Subjects||Human health ; Public health ; Guidance ; Tetrachloroethane ; Assessments ; Exposure ; Carcinogens ; Mutagens ; Laboratory animals ; Water pollution ; Air pollution ; Chemical analysis ; Sampling ; Sources ; Transport properties ; Ecology ; Health effects ; Occupational safety and health ; Toxic substances ; Environmental health ; Tetrachloroethane ; Ethane/tetrachloro ; Path of pollutants ; CAS No. 74-87-3 ; Pharmacokinetics|
1,1,2,2- Tetrachloroethane is one of a family of volatile, chlorinated, ethane and ethene compounds with a variety of commercial uses. 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane is presently no longer manufactured in the United States. Some product continues to be released to the environment as a by-product in the synthesis of other chlorinated chemicals. Data from the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) from show a total release of 5420 pounds in 2001 compared to a release of 17547 pounds in 1988. This change is indicative of the decline in production and use.