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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Clayton 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.

 

22

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND100ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

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
2012-03-05AH54186ND
2012-03-05AH54187ND
2012-07-25AH71225ND
2012-10-22AH82285ND
2013-04-16AH99123ND
2013-04-16AH99124ND
2014-02-10AI27790ND
2014-02-10AI27791ND
2014-03-18775644-10968ND
2014-03-18775646-10968ND
2014-06-11796433-11567ND
2014-06-11796427-11567ND
2014-09-09816837-12294ND
2014-09-09816839-12294ND
2014-12-08834802-12981ND
2014-12-08834800-12981ND
2015-02-17AI64998ND
2015-02-17AI64997ND
2016-02-05AJ05933ND
2016-02-05AJ05932ND
2017-04-18AJ53561ND
2017-04-18AJ53560ND