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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Heber Springs Water System

1,1-Dichloroethane is used in industrial chemical synthesis; in plastics, paint, varnish and finish removers; and as a pesticide. It can cause cancer.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 3 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 3 ppb for 1,1-dichloroethane was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-10-3112306006801ND
2013-07-09O131910003ND
2013-10-0213276003901ND
2013-10-09O132820021ND
2014-01-15O140160045ND
2014-11-0414310005701ND
2015-10-2215295006701ND
2016-10-1716294005501ND
2017-10-2417298000801ND