TCE (Trichloroethylene) Contamination Causes Kidney Cancer

Trichloroethylene (TCE) is a man-made colorless industrial solvent. TCE is often found at military bases as it is used as metal degreaser for heavy machinery. TCE is recognized as a human carcinogen by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Department of Human Health Services (HHS), the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), and …read more here

TCE Found in Camp Lejeune Water Supply

Trichloroethylene (TCE) is one of the VOCs found in the water supply at Camp Lejeune. TCE is commonly used as a degreaser. This chemical is frequently used to degrease metals such as military equipment and make refrigerants, dry cleaning solvents, and paint stripping solvents. TCE is a colorless liquid that is manufactured through chemical synthesis …read more here

PCE Found in Camp Lejeune Water Supply

Perchloroethylene (also known as tetrachloroethylene or PCE) is one of the VOCs found in the drinking water in the Marine Base Camp Lejeune water supply. PCE is a non-flammable colorless liquid that has a faint sweet smell. This chemical is widely used as a dry cleaning solvent and metal degreaser. It has also been used …read more here