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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Olivenhain 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.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND50ND
2014ND50ND
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
2012-08-219590-003-0850ND
2013-08-209590-003-1200ND
2013-08-21201308220237AMND
2013-08-21201308220206AMND
2013-11-21201311220598AMND
2013-11-21201311220614AMND
2014-02-12201402130485AMND
2014-02-12201402130504AMND
2014-05-28201405290360AMND
2014-05-28201405290364AMND
2014-08-209590-003-1330ND
2015-08-199590-003-1221ND
2016-08-179590-003-1100ND
2017-08-249590-003-0900ND