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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Manhattan Beach Water Department

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

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND

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
2012-02-249588-004-1100ND
2012-03-299588-006-1145ND
2013-02-149588-004-0955ND
2013-02-149588-006-0940ND
2013-11-213K21043-03AND
2013-11-213K21043-01AND
2014-01-274A27054-01AND
2014-03-279588-004-0935ND
2014-04-164D16087-03AND
2014-04-164D16087-01AND
2014-07-094G09102-01AND
2015-03-189588-004-1000ND
2016-06-279588-004-0945ND
2017-02-229590-004-1555ND
2017-02-229590-006-1510ND