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Dichlorodifluoromethane

Housatonic Water Works

Dichlorodifluoromethane (Freon-12) is a refrigerant, solvent and aerosol propellant banned in 2000 under the Montreal Protocol because of its ozone-depleting properties. Freons can cause heart, nervous system and liver damage.

 

3

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
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2013-11-12ND
2014-10-14ND
2017-11-15ND