Archive for April 2012

Dry Cleaning Solvent – it’s YOUR choice

On February 10, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection  Agency (EPA) posted the final health assessment for tetrachloroethylene – also known as perchloroethylene, or perc – Confirming longstanding scientific understanding and research, the final assessment characterizes perc as a “likely human carcinogen.”  However, the agency does not believe that wearing clothes dry cleaned with perc poses a health risk.