Can Safety-Kleen Premium Solvent Cause Cancer?
Safety-Kleen markets itself as an environmental cleaning service company and supplier of parts washers. But it also has sold cancer-causing solvents containing benzene. Since 1954, mechanics working with these products have been exposed to benzene, which is a known carcinogen that causes leukemia. Specifically, benzene is known to cause acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), while also be linked to multiple myeloma and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL).