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1,1,1-Trichloroethane

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities

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.

 

6

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
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-05-232012-05-23--524_ND
2013-05-15MAY-13-VOCND
2014-05-13MAY-2014-VOCND
2015-05-13MAY-2015-VOCND
2016-05-17MAY-16-VOC-524ND
2017-04-11APRIL-17-VOCND