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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Clive Water Department

NOTE: Clive Water Department purchases water from Des Moines Water Works which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Des Moines Water Works.

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

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND10ND
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

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: Clive Water Department purchases water from Des Moines Water Works which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Des Moines Water Works.

Date Lab ID Result
2014-07-30180955ND
2014-07-30180953ND
2014-07-30180959ND
2014-10-08196216ND
2014-10-08196222ND
2014-10-08196219ND
2015-01-26211478ND
2015-01-26211497ND
2015-01-26211477ND
2015-04-01226530ND
2015-04-01226435ND
2015-04-01226431ND