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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Rincon Del Diablo MWD(ID-1)

NOTE: Rincon Del Diablo MWD(ID-1) purchases water from San Diego County Water Authority which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by San Diego County Water Authority.

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

 

28

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND40ND

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

NOTE: Rincon Del Diablo MWD(ID-1) purchases water from San Diego County Water Authority which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by San Diego County Water Authority.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-129590-003-1259ND
2012-04-129590-003-1313ND
2012-09-109590-003-1430ND
2012-10-029590-001-1320ND
2012-10-199590-003-1830ND
2012-11-069590-003-1255ND
2013-02-189590-003-1440ND
2013-04-119590-003-1155ND
2013-07-219590-003-1700ND
2013-09-119590-001-1145ND
2013-12-039590-003-1424ND
2014-02-059590-003-1102ND
2014-04-099590-003-1424ND
2014-07-249590-003-1229ND
2014-12-169590-003-1143ND
2014-12-299590-001-1010ND
2015-01-059590-003-1039ND
2015-04-089590-003-1429ND
2015-08-259590-003-1333ND
2015-10-209590-003-1202ND
2016-02-109590-003-1340ND
2016-06-169590-003-1435ND
2016-08-029590-003-1135ND
2016-11-299590-003-1309ND
2017-03-309590-003-1230ND
2017-06-149590-003-0942ND
2017-07-059590-003-1134ND
2017-10-169590-003-1305ND