About 276,000 workers in the EU are estimated to be potentially exposed to trichloroethylene.
The workers are exposed to trichloroethylene primarily by breathing vapors and through skin contact with vapors or liquid. It is carcinogenic to humans (classified as Group 1 by IARC) causing cancer of the kidney and liver in humans with potential mutagenicity and non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
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References: IARC, CCOHS, NIEHS, NIOSH, EC
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