What are some chemicals used in dry cleaning clothes?

Please list some chemicals used in it. Proof of answers would be appreciated. Any help is appreciated too. Thanks

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  • 1 decade ago
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    They are some pretty nasty things like perchloroethylene, perc, tetrachloroethylene, PCE, perclene, and perchlor. There are others but those are nasty enough. Here is a web site with some information on those chemicals.

    http://www.niehs.nih.gov/external/faq/perc.htm

  • 1 decade ago

    I have done dry cleaning to upholstery before. Simply put-

    odorless paint thinner.

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