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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1,1-Trichloroethane

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1,1,1-Trichloroethane is a solvent and a degreasing agent used for manufacturing metal products and as ingredient in cleaners and aerosols. Exposure to 1,1,1-trichloroethane can harm the nervous system, liver and circulatory system.

 

24

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND50ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1,1-trichloroethane, established in 1987, was based on toxicity studies conducted in laboratory animals in the 1970s and 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-07SB20333-01_01ND
2012-04-18SD20837-01_01ND
2012-09-10SI20364-01_01ND
2012-09-12SI20570-01_01ND
2012-09-17SI20759-01_01ND
2012-10-17SJ20987-01_01ND
2013-01-29SA30882-01_01ND
2013-07-233073818-02ND
2013-07-233073818-03ND
2013-07-233073818-01ND
2014-08-114082954-01ND
2014-08-114082954-05ND
2014-08-114082954-04ND
2014-08-114082954-03ND
2014-08-114082954-02ND
2015-08-245084756-01ND
2015-08-245084756-02ND
2016-07-186073642-01ND
2016-07-186073642-02ND
2017-08-077081802-04ND
2017-08-077081802-03ND
2017-08-077081802-02ND
2017-08-077081802-01ND
2017-08-077081802-05ND