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Trichloroethylene MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Trichloroethylene
Tree Number(s)
D02.455.526.439.939
Unique ID
D014241
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014241
Scope Note
A highly volatile inhalation anesthetic used mainly in short surgical procedures where light anesthesia with good analgesia is required. It is also used as an industrial solvent. Prolonged exposure to high concentrations of the vapor can lead to cardiotoxicity and neurological impairment.
Entry Term(s)
Ethinyl Trichloride
Trichloroethene
Trielina
Trilene
Pharm Action
Solvents
Anesthetics, Inhalation
Registry Number
290YE8AR51
Related Numbers
79-01-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Ethene, trichloro-
NLM Classification #
QV 81
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Trichloroethylene Preferred
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