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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Johnson 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.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND200ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

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
2015-01-193173559ND
2015-01-193173509ND
2015-01-193173628ND
2015-01-193173545ND
2015-01-193173585ND
2015-01-213175876ND
2015-01-273178375ND
2015-01-283179083ND
2015-03-173209611ND
2015-03-233212187ND
2015-07-143280734ND
2015-07-143280681ND
2015-07-143279533ND
2015-07-153281601ND
2015-07-153281619ND
2015-07-153281571ND
2015-07-213285586ND
2015-07-213285489ND
2015-07-213285514ND
2015-07-213285554ND