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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Trichlorofluoromethane

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Trichlorofluoromethane (Freon 11) is a refrigerant, solvent and aerosol propellant banned in 2000 under the Montreal Protocol because of its ozone-depleting properties. Freons can cause heart, nervous system and liver damage.

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20140.850 ppb220.700 ppb - 1.000 ppb
2015ND20ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND30ND
2018ND30ND
2019ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1,300 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1,300 ppb for trichlorofluoromethane 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.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-085867-002-11100.700 ppb
2014-01-085867-003-10451.000 ppb
2015-01-145867-002-1220ND
2015-01-145867-003-1155ND
2016-01-135867-003-1045ND
2016-01-205867-002-1040ND
2016-01-205867-004-1030ND
2017-01-115867-002-1055ND
2017-01-115867-003-1040ND
2017-01-115867-004-1100ND
2018-01-105867-002-1120ND
2018-01-105867-003-1040ND
2018-01-105867-004-1110ND
2019-01-095867-002-1109ND
2019-01-095867-003-1043ND
2019-01-095867-004-1105ND