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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Lockport

1,1-Dichloroethylene is used for plastics production. It damages DNA and causes cancer in laboratory animal studies.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND50ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1-dichloroethylene, established in 1987, was based on a toxicity study conducted in laboratory animals in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-281208F08-003AND
2012-08-281208F08-011AND
2012-08-281208F08-007AND
2012-08-281208F08-001AND
2012-08-281208F08-005AND
2012-08-281208F08-009AND
2013-07-091307405-003AND
2013-07-091307405-001AND
2014-07-081407438-001AND
2015-08-041508226-001AND
2015-08-041508226-003AND
2015-08-041508226-005AND
2015-08-041508226-007AND
2015-08-041508226-009AND