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Chloroethane in Indiana


Chloroethane is a volatile solvent used in the manufacture of dyes, drugs, perfumes, insecticides and gasoline additives; it is also used as a refrigerant and anesthetic, and may form in tap water as a result of chlorination.

The Most Polluted Communities in Indiana

6 water utilities reported detecting Chloroethane in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Chloroethane level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Merrywood Mobile Home Park
Pierceton, IN
2101 of 20.9 ppb
(0 to 1.8 ppb)
2Pierceton Water Works
Pierceton, IN
1,1001 of 40.85 ppb
(0 to 3.4 ppb)
3Kingsbury Utility Corporation
Kingsbury, IN
2501 of 20.5 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)
4Hebron Water Department
Hebron, IN
3,6001 of 20.5 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)
5Pine Ridge
Zionsville, IN
951 of 50.15 ppb
(0 to 0.75 ppb)
6Anderson Water Department
Anderson, IN
58,4001 of 210.02 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Chloroethane

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for Chloroethane in Indiana

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Indiana