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By drying cleaning, you may just be bringing hazards into your home. Perchloroethylene (perc) is the most common dry-cleaning solvent—an estimated 85% of dry cleaners in the U.S. use it. While perc cleans delicate fabrics without shrinking or fading, studies show that inhaling high levels of perc can canuse liver cancer, kidney damage and memory loss.

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