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California Bans Perchloroethylene (Perc) from Dry Cleaning

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By Admin on January 25, 2007 5:36 PM

At a meeting today the California Air Resources Board (ARB) unanimously approved banning the use of perchloroethylene (Perc), a potential carcinogen, from dry cleaning and water-repelling operations.  This ban will be implemented in a phased approach and is to be completed by January 1, 2023.  California is the first state to enact such a ban.  For more information: