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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Santa Barbara Water Department

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

 

27

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND30ND
20140.0167 ppb152ND - 0.130 ppb
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-189590-005-0923ND
2013-04-299590-053-0947ND
2013-08-189590-031-1605ND
2013-10-079590-022-1215ND
2014-03-17201403180207AM0.120 ppb
2014-03-18201403190597AMND
2014-03-18201403190587AMND
2014-03-25201403260346AMND
2014-06-11201406120329AMND
2014-06-11201406120320AMND
2014-09-24201409250511AM0.130 ppb
2014-09-24201409250519AMND
2014-09-24201409250531AMND
2014-10-219590-042-0758ND
2014-10-219590-035-0931ND
2014-10-219590-015-0843ND
2014-10-229590-004-1014ND
2014-12-17201412180230AMND
2014-12-23201412240447AMND
2015-05-129590-055-0842ND
2015-11-109590-005-1050ND
2016-11-029590-031-1120ND
2016-11-029590-053-1152ND
2017-05-189590-058-1734ND
2017-11-079590-004-0955ND
2017-11-149590-035-0930ND
2017-11-149590-042-0848ND