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Chloroethane in New York


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 New York

18 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)
1Ennis Parc
Pleasant Valley, NY
1751 of 12 ppb
(2 ppb)
2Hunters Creek Mobile Home Park
Buffalo, NY
1509 of 141.9 ppb
(0 to 9.41 ppb)
3Cayuga Lake Mobile Home Park
Pittsford, NY
5001 of 21.55 ppb
(0 to 3.1 ppb)
4Pleasant Valley Mobile Home Park-Moravia
Moravia, NY
601 of 21.35 ppb
(0 to 2.7 ppb)
5Apple Grove Trailer Park
Scottsville, NY
981 of 11.3 ppb
(1.3 ppb)
6Bedford Hills/Taconic Corr. Facilities
Bedford Hills, NY
1,1001 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
7Carle Place Wd
Carle Place, NY
9,00553 of 1080.39 ppb
(0 to 1.8 ppb)
8Waterville Village
Waterville, NY
1,6731 of 20.25 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)
9Corbin Hills Water Supply
Chester, NY
1601 of 40.23 ppb
(0 to 0.9 ppb)
10Wild Oaks Water Company
Rockport, NY
8051 of 30.17 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 New York

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in New York since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly174