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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Juneau

1,1-Dichloroethylene is used for plastics production. It damages DNA and causes cancer in laboratory animal studies.

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND
2018ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1-dichloroethylene, established in 1987, was based on a toxicity study conducted in laboratory animals in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-12-08VO*3156420ND
2014-12-08VO*3156422ND
2015-05-18VO*3247020ND
2015-05-18VO*3247037ND
2016-06-13VO*3472305ND
2017-03-20VO*3659426ND
2017-03-20VO*3659428ND
2018-05-14VO*3939394ND
2018-05-14VO*3939395ND
2019-06-034318602ND
2019-06-034318604ND