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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District

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
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND70ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-02-149590-004-1205ND
2013-02-269590-004-1040ND
2014-02-199588-004-1100ND
2014-05-134E14030-01AND
2014-05-134E14030-03AND
2014-09-084I09096-03AND
2014-09-084I09096-01AND
2014-11-184K18092-03AND
2014-12-114L11034-01AND
2015-02-189588-004-1005ND
2016-02-179588-004-0942ND
2017-02-229588-004-0932ND