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1,1-Dichloroethane

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities

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

 

8

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
2015ND40ND
2016ND10ND
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
2012-05-232012-05-23--524_ND
2013-05-15MAY-13-VOCND
2014-05-13MAY-2014-VOCND
2015-01-21201501220649AMND
2015-04-15201504160377AMND
2015-07-27201507280557AMND
2015-10-14201510150373AMND
2016-05-17MAY-16-VOC-524ND