Assessment of Alternatives to Perchloroethylene for the Dry Cleaning Industry. 2012.
TURI conducted an alternatives assessment of seven common alternatives to perc to help dry cleaners find technically viable and environmentally preferred methods for cleaning clothes. The alternatives evaluated include: Professional Wet Cleaning, Liquid Carbon Dioxide, High Flash Hydrocarbons, Acetal, Propylene Glycol Ethers, Cyclic Volatile Methyl Siloxane, and N-Propyl Bromide (nPB).
The results appear in two documents - a four-page fact sheet summary and a 54-page detailed report, both available on the right-side of this page.