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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Wauconda

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
2013ND120ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
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
2013-05-13719236-8818ND
2013-05-13719238-8818ND
2013-05-20720649-8896ND
2013-05-20720647-8896ND
2013-05-20720651-8896ND
2013-05-20720645-8896ND
2013-11-04757023-10235ND
2013-11-04757025-10235ND
2013-11-06757698-10250ND
2013-11-06757696-10250ND
2013-11-06757702-10250ND
2013-11-06757700-10250ND