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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Blythe

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

 

13

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND40ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND40ND
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
2012-12-264790-031-0735ND
2012-12-264790-030-0730ND
2014-10-21B4J2224-01ND
2014-10-21B4J2224-07ND
2014-12-174790-015-0740ND
2014-12-174790-006-0640ND
2015-04-14B5D1312-03ND
2015-04-14B5D1312-01ND
2016-11-294790-031-1000ND
2016-11-294790-030-1015ND
2016-11-294790-015-1100ND
2016-11-294790-010-1115ND
2017-11-204790-006-0700ND