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Links about dry cleaning health issues

We posted the "Dry cleaning and bladder cancer" article. You can find the related references here. We are adding several useful links below to help people want to get information online about dry cleaning health issues.

International Agency for Research (IARC) Monography Volume 63 Dry Cleaning, Some Chlorinated Solvents and Other Industrial Chemicals [Link]

International Agency for Research (IARC) Monography Volume 106 Trichloroethylene, Tetrachloroethylene, and Some Other Chlorinated Agents [Link]

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) | Workplace Safety and Health Topics | Drycleaning [Link]

Occupational Safety and Health Administration(OSHA) | Safety and Health Topics | Dry Cleaning [Link]

EPA | Dry Cleaning Facilities: National Perchloroethylene Air Emission Standards [Link]

“Tetrachloroethylene(Perchloroethylene),” American Cancer Society, last modified Jan 6. 1014, accessed May 1. 2018 [Link]

Report on Carcinogens, Fourteenth Edition For Table of Contents, [Link]

among this, pdf file of tertrachloroethylene part [Link]

Vlaanderen J, Straif K, Ruder A, Blair A, Hansen J, et al. Tetrachloroethylene exposure and bladder cancer risk: a meta-analysis of dry-cleaning-worker studies. Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Jul;122(7):661-6. . [Link: free full text]

Tucker JD1, Sorensen KJ, Ruder AM, McKernan LT, Forrester CL, et al. Cytogenetic analysis of an exposed-referent study: perchloroethylene-exposed dry cleaners compared to unexposed laundry workers. Environ Health. 2011 Mar 10;10:16 [Link: free full text]

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