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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Lake Charles Water System

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

 

46

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND340ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND120ND
2016N/A00N/A
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
2012-04-30AD65283ND
2012-04-30AD65285ND
2012-04-30AD65284ND
2012-04-30AD65282ND
2012-04-30AD65282ND
2012-04-30AD65283ND
2012-04-30AD65284ND
2012-04-30AD65285ND
2012-04-30AD65286ND
2012-04-30AD65286ND
2012-05-29AD65743ND
2012-05-29AD65746ND
2012-05-29AD65742ND
2012-05-29AD65745ND
2012-05-29AD65746ND
2012-05-29AD65744ND
2012-05-29AD65744ND
2012-05-29AD65743ND
2012-05-29AD65742ND
2012-05-29AD65745ND
2012-07-23AD67960ND
2012-07-23AD67959ND
2012-07-23AD67958ND
2012-07-23AD67956ND
2012-07-23AD67957ND
2012-07-23AD67958ND
2012-07-23AD67959ND
2012-07-23AD67960ND
2012-07-23AD67956ND
2012-07-23AD67957ND
2012-10-08AD71685ND
2012-10-08AD71683ND
2012-10-08AD71683ND
2012-10-08AD71685ND
2015-03-2535181144009AMND
2015-03-2535181144007AMND
2015-03-2535181144005AMND
2015-03-2535181144001AMND
2015-03-3035181602001AMND
2015-05-0135186425001AMND
2015-09-2335208696001AMND
2015-09-2335208696003AMND
2015-09-2335208696007AMND
2015-09-2335208696009AMND
2015-09-2335208696005AMND
2015-10-0835211214002AMND