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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trichlorotrifluoroethane

South Coast Water District - Capistrano Beach

Trichlorotrifluoroethane (Freon 113) 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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 4,000 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 4,000 ppb for trichlorotrifluoroethane 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
2012-01-181805-007-1101ND
2013-01-091805-007-1101ND
2014-01-131805-007-0755ND
2014-02-191805-007-1424ND
2017-02-211805-007-1618ND
2017-02-211805-010-1615ND