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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Shawnee County RWD 4C

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

 

9

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
2014ND70ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

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
2014-05-0535136691003AMND
2014-05-0535136691005AMND
2014-05-0535136691001AMND
2014-08-1135150019001AMND
2014-11-0335162147005AMND
2014-11-0335162147001AMND
2014-11-0335162147003AMND
2017-11-27882099_PACEND
2017-11-27882098_PACEND