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Table 1 Exposure status according to trichloroethylene use in 2006 in Korea

From: Case report of renal cell carcinoma in automobile manufacturing factory worker due to trichloroethylene exposure in Korea

Type of industry No. of factories No. of workers Amount used (L/month) Concentration range (ppm)
Total 103 390 87,320 -
Chemical 3 19 4116 0.97 ~ 13.26
Plastics & rubber products 1 35 6830 ND ~ 42.63
Primary metal 6 18 6787 2.91 ~ 37.35
Fabricated metal products 24 59 11,990 ND ~ 30.80
Machinery 18 59 3950 ND ~ 48.48
Computer & electronic products 9 62 19,596 0.08 ~ 41.55
Electrical equipment, appliance 10 56 4771 ND ~ 21.29
Transportation equipment 18 30 23,920 ND ~ 49.87
Others 14 52 5360 ND ~ 39.51
  1. (Source: Cho et al. [10], Kim et al. [11])
  2. ND Non-detectable, concentration level was lower than the detection limit