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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1,1-Trichloroethane

Little Baldy Water

1,1,1-Trichloroethane is a solvent and a degreasing agent used for manufacturing metal products and as ingredient in cleaners and aerosols. Exposure to 1,1,1-trichloroethane can harm the nervous system, liver and circulatory system.

 

6

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
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1,1-trichloroethane, established in 1987, was based on toxicity studies conducted in laboratory animals in the 1970s and 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-133761-001-0730ND
2015-01-133761-002-0800ND
2016-06-203761-001-0730ND
2016-06-203761-002-0730ND
2017-08-013761-001-0745ND
2017-08-013761-002-0745ND