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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

City of Lake Charles Water System

1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane is an industrial chemical which has been used as a metal degreaser, and in paint, paint removers, mothballs and pesticides. It damages the liver and nervous system, and may cause cancer.

 

34

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
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.1 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.1 ppb for 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane 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
2012-04-30AD65286ND
2012-04-30AD65283ND
2012-04-30AD65284ND
2012-04-30AD65286ND
2012-04-30AD65285ND
2012-04-30AD65284ND
2012-04-30AD65283ND
2012-04-30AD65282ND
2012-04-30AD65282ND
2012-04-30AD65285ND
2012-05-29AD65746ND
2012-05-29AD65745ND
2012-05-29AD65744ND
2012-05-29AD65743ND
2012-05-29AD65742ND
2012-05-29AD65743ND
2012-05-29AD65744ND
2012-05-29AD65745ND
2012-05-29AD65746ND
2012-05-29AD65742ND
2012-07-23AD67957ND
2012-07-23AD67960ND
2012-07-23AD67960ND
2012-07-23AD67959ND
2012-07-23AD67958ND
2012-07-23AD67957ND
2012-07-23AD67959ND
2012-07-23AD67958ND
2012-07-23AD67956ND
2012-07-23AD67956ND
2012-10-08AD71685ND
2012-10-08AD71683ND
2012-10-08AD71685ND
2012-10-08AD71683ND