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Health Department Warns New Yorkers of Dry Cleaning Chemicals, Offers Free Air Tests for Apartments

Longtime exposure to high levels of Perchloroethylene, a chemical most commonly used in dry cleaning, can cause problems with the nervous system, liver and kidneys, as well as cancer. New Yorkers who live on the first or second floor of an apartment building that is above or next door to a dry cleaning operation, may be exposed […]