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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene

Kingman Municipal Water

1,2-Dichloroethylene, a neurotoxic solvent, exists in two different forms: trans-1,2-dichloroethylene and cis-1,2-dichloroethylene. A mixture of the two forms is used to manufacture other solvents and chemical products.

 

19

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND90ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND60ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 60 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 60 ppb for trans-1,2-dichloroethylene 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 harm to internal organs.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 100 ppb

The legal limit for trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, established in 1991, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-13PVB1003-06VND
2012-02-13PVB1003-05VND
2012-02-13PVB1003-04VND
2012-02-13PVB1003-03VND
2012-02-13PVB1003-02VND
2012-02-13PVB1003-01VND
2012-07-09PVG0619-03VND
2012-07-09PVG0619-02VND
2012-07-09PVG0619-01VND
2015-02-09550-39973-1ND
2015-02-09550-39972-1ND
2015-02-09550-39970-1ND
2015-02-17550-40405-1ND
2015-02-17550-40404-1ND
2015-02-17550-40403-1ND
2016-02-16550-59042-1VND
2016-07-12550-66385-1VND
2016-07-12550-66385-1ND
2017-12-26550-95384-1ND