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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Federal Heights

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

 

7

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011ND10ND
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND50ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 3 ppb

The 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 Result
2011-12-08ND
2014-05-21ND
2014-05-21ND
2014-08-26ND
2014-11-19ND
2014-11-19ND
2015-02-24ND