Chloroform Exposure Risks for Workers in California

Chloroform is a colorless liquid that can quickly evaporate into a gas. It was once used as an inhaled anesthetic for surgical procedures; as an extraction solvent for fats, oils, greases, and other products; as a dry-cleaning spot remover; as a fumigant; and was even used in some fire extinguishers. – – According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), chloroform is currently used in some refrigerants, solvents and for chemical manufacturing. It is also releas…

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Chloroform Exposure Risks for Workers in California