1,1,1-Trichloroethane

Also known as: Methyl chloroform, 1,1,1-TCA
Chemical reference number (CAS): 71-55-61

1,1,1-TCA is a colorless liquid that evaporates quickly at room temperature. It is used as a metal degreasing and dry-cleaning solvent, and  to make other organic chemicals. 1,1,1-TCA can also be found in aerosol spray products found in the home. When 1,1,1-TCA enters the environment, it can seep into soil and groundwater or evaporate into the air.

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Last Revised: March 8, 2016