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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Garden City Water and Sewer System

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

 

16

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
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2014-09-15201409170709AMND
2014-09-15201409180296AMND
2014-09-15201409180273AMND
2014-09-15201409180263AMND
2014-09-15201409180279AMND
2014-09-16201409180684AMND
2014-09-16201409180657AMND
2014-09-16201409180707AMND
2015-03-18201503190476AMND
2015-03-18201503190545AMND
2015-03-19201503200190AMND
2015-03-19201503200183AMND
2015-03-19201503200107AMND
2015-03-25201503260618AMND
2015-03-26201503280144AMND
2015-03-26201503270129AMND