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Chloroethane in Texas


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 Texas

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)
1Bluff Dale Wsc
Bluff Dale, TX
13 of 53.06 ppb
(0 to 7.14 ppb)
2Catalpa Villa Water Supply Corporation
Amarillo, TX
1501 of 30.62 ppb
(0 to 1.85 ppb)
3Lake Country Acres
Houston, TX
5881 of 30.58 ppb
(0 to 1.75 ppb)
4Benbrook Village Mobile Home Park
Fort Worth, TX
1801 of 40.23 ppb
(0 to 0.92 ppb)
5Harris County Mud 217
Houston, TX
2,3281 of 100.19 ppb
(0 to 1.87 ppb)
6E J Water Co
Kilgore, TX
4321 of 80.18 ppb
(0 to 1.4 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Chloroethane

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

Violation Summary for Chloroethane in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas