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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Sterling Mutual Water Company

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

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
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
2012-08-209588-001-0910ND
2012-08-209588-002-0920ND
2013-08-089588-001-0910ND
2013-08-089588-002-0920ND
2014-07-169588-001-0800ND
2014-07-169588-002-0815ND
2015-08-249588-001-1010ND
2015-08-249588-002-0955ND
2016-08-129588-001-0820ND
2016-08-129588-002-0840ND
2017-08-119588-001-0830ND
2017-08-119588-002-0815ND