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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Texarkana Water Utilities

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2013ND10ND
2014ND40ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

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
2013-11-13O133180046ND
2014-02-12O140440081ND
2014-05-14O141350086ND
2014-08-13O142260026ND
2014-10-0614282005401ND
2015-10-0515281002101ND
2016-11-0916314002701ND
2017-10-0317278002701ND
2018-10-0318277005509ND
2019-10-0119276002401ND