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National Drinking Water Database

Calam - Lincoln Oaks Utilities - Sacramento, CA

Serves 44,708 people


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.
This Drinking Water System
Test Days Exceeding Health GuidelinesDefinition of what this is
0 days
Test Days Exceeding Legal LimitsNumber of days in which the samples taken in that day exceed the Maximum Contaminant Level (Depending on the contaminant and its MCL, that may or may not trigger an MCL violation. Some MCLs are based on averages spanning several months to a year)
0 days
Test DaysNumber of days in which this chemical has reported results in the data we received from the State
103 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
537 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
ChloroethaneChloroethane 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.0 ppb
0 ppb
NoLegal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.
NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.

Health Based and Legal Limits for Chloroethane

Health Based Limits for Chloroethane

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

Testing Results

Testing DateAverage
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2009-03-180 ppb220 ppb
2009-03-170 ppb770 ppb
2009-02-260 ppb220 ppb
2009-02-250 ppb10100 ppb
2009-02-230 ppb330 ppb
2009-01-200 ppb770 ppb
2008-12-100 ppb770 ppb
2008-11-190 ppb10100 ppb
2008-10-090 ppb770 ppb
2008-09-250 ppb770 ppb
2008-08-270 ppb550 ppb
2008-08-070 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-240 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-220 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-100 ppb660 ppb
2008-06-110 ppb770 ppb
2008-05-140 ppb330 ppb
2008-05-130 ppb770 ppb
2008-04-170 ppb880 ppb
2008-03-170 ppb770 ppb
2008-02-260 ppb110 ppb
2008-02-250 ppb110 ppb
2008-02-210 ppb550 ppb
2008-02-190 ppb330 ppb
2008-01-280 ppb440 ppb
2007-12-260 ppb880 ppb
2007-12-240 ppb220 ppb
2007-11-280 ppb770 ppb
2007-10-290 ppb770 ppb
2007-09-260 ppb660 ppb
2007-09-250 ppb110 ppb
2007-08-280 ppb110 ppb
2007-08-220 ppb330 ppb
2007-08-210 ppb660 ppb
2007-08-200 ppb10100 ppb
2007-08-160 ppb660 ppb
2007-07-230 ppb660 ppb
2007-06-210 ppb770 ppb
2007-05-240 ppb440 ppb
2007-05-230 ppb330 ppb
2007-04-260 ppb110 ppb
2007-03-210 ppb550 ppb
2007-03-200 ppb220 ppb
2007-02-260 ppb440 ppb
2007-01-250 ppb440 ppb
2006-12-180 ppb330 ppb
2006-12-140 ppb220 ppb
2006-11-280 ppb440 ppb
2006-11-070 ppb110 ppb
2006-10-260 ppb110 ppb
2006-10-170 ppb770 ppb
2006-09-260 ppb770 ppb
2006-09-190 ppb110 ppb
2006-09-140 ppb10100 ppb
2006-09-070 ppb550 ppb
2006-08-240 ppb880 ppb
2006-08-010 ppb110 ppb
2006-07-180 ppb770 ppb
2006-06-270 ppb110 ppb
2006-06-200 ppb440 ppb
2006-06-010 ppb440 ppb
2006-05-090 ppb770 ppb
2006-04-170 ppb440 ppb
2006-03-200 ppb770 ppb
2006-02-230 ppb770 ppb
2006-01-250 ppb770 ppb
2005-12-130 ppb770 ppb
2005-11-150 ppb770 ppb
2005-11-140 ppb110 ppb
2005-10-280 ppb110 ppb
2005-10-250 ppb660 ppb
2005-09-270 ppb770 ppb
2005-08-300 ppb550 ppb
2005-08-230 ppb880 ppb
2005-08-160 ppb330 ppb
2005-08-090 ppb990 ppb
2005-07-280 ppb110 ppb
2005-07-190 ppb770 ppb
2005-06-140 ppb660 ppb
2005-06-070 ppb330 ppb
2005-05-170 ppb660 ppb
2005-04-190 ppb660 ppb
2005-03-140 ppb660 ppb
2005-03-010 ppb330 ppb
2005-02-150 ppb660 ppb
2005-01-180 ppb660 ppb
2004-12-130 ppb330 ppb
2004-10-270 ppb440 ppb
2004-10-190 ppb220 ppb
2004-09-140 ppb440 ppb
2004-09-130 ppb13130 ppb
2004-09-080 ppb10100 ppb
2004-08-180 ppb770 ppb
2004-07-210 ppb770 ppb
2004-06-220 ppb330 ppb
2004-06-150 ppb770 ppb
2004-05-130 ppb220 ppb
2004-05-120 ppb12120 ppb
2004-04-270 ppb770 ppb
2004-03-230 ppb770 ppb
2004-03-020 ppb330 ppb
2004-02-240 ppb770 ppb
2004-01-130 ppb770 ppb