Dry Cleaning

Standards

There are currently no specific OSHA standards for dry cleaning. However, due to most dry cleaning industries using perchloroethylene (PERC), exposures related to dry cleaning hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to the dry cleaning.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1000, Air contaminants.

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1910.1000 TABLE Z-1, TABLE Z-1 Limits for Air Contaminants. Contains an entry for perchloroethylene.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

Additional Letters of Interpretation

Note: The letters in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.