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Chloroethane in Missouri


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 Missouri

4 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)
1Keithley Beach Subd
Warsaw, MO
2401 of 21.89 ppb
(0 to 3.79 ppb)
2Republic
Republic, MO
8,5001 of 20.9 ppb
(0 to 1.81 ppb)
3Matthews
Matthews, MO
6131 of 20.08 ppb
(0 to 0.17 ppb)
4Camdenton
Camdenton, MO
2,7791 of 22< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.000532 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Chloroethane

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

Violation Summary for Chloroethane in Missouri

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Missouri