Summary

• Tetrachloroethylene is irritant and causes CNS depression

• Renal and hepatic toxicity may occur but are relatively rare and usually only result from exposure to high concentrations

• The metabolism of tetrachloroethylene is minimal and it is slowly excreted

• The metabolites are probably responsible for the toxic effects

• Tetrachloroethylene is denser than air and dangerous concentrations may occur in confined spaces

• Tetrachloroethylene is probably carcinogenic in humans

• The mechanisms of carcinogenicity in experimental animals are probably not relevant to humans

• Tetrachloroethylene is not mutagenic

• Tetrachloroethylene may be a reproductive hazard but human data are lacking

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