Costs of Substitutes for Chlorinated Solvents in Dry Cleaning, Draft.
The dry cleaning industry is a major user of perchloroethylene and fluorocarbon 113 (F113). An estimated 233 million pounds of perchloroethylene and 3 million pounds of F113 are used as dry cleaning media each year. The options for substitution away from existing dry cleaning solvents are limited.
|Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances|
|Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics|
|Economics and Technology Division|
|Call, Hollis; Massouda, Bill|