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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Hammond Water Works Department

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND50ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-10-09286986RV-1204ND
2013-10-08305039RV-1304ND
2014-10-08327188RV-1404ND
2015-03-243213269ND
2015-06-163263373ND
2015-09-153322772ND
2015-10-06350518RV-1504ND
2015-12-153374830ND
2016-10-18375237RV-1604ND
2017-10-30401607RV-1704ND