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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Holden Water Division, DPW

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

 

53

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND80ND
20130.0750 ppb81ND - 0.600 ppb
20140.236 ppb83ND - 0.680 ppb
20150.156 ppb123ND - 0.690 ppb
20160.344 ppb95ND - 0.800 ppb
20170.180 ppb82ND - 0.740 ppb

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 Result
2012-01-05ND
2012-05-08ND
2012-05-08ND
2012-05-08ND
2012-05-08ND
2012-06-11ND
2012-08-22ND
2012-11-20ND
2013-02-20ND
2013-05-16ND
2013-05-16ND
2013-05-16ND
2013-05-16ND
2013-05-16ND
2013-08-21ND
2013-11-180.600 ppb
2014-02-180.680 ppb
2014-05-20ND
2014-05-20ND
2014-05-20ND
2014-05-200.620 ppb
2014-05-20ND
2014-08-20ND
2014-11-190.590 ppb
2015-02-180.690 ppb
2015-02-24ND
2015-02-25ND
2015-02-25ND
2015-05-19ND
2015-05-19ND
2015-05-190.520 ppb
2015-05-19ND
2015-05-19ND
2015-05-27ND
2015-08-180.660 ppb
2015-11-17ND
2016-02-020.610 ppb
2016-02-160.590 ppb
2016-05-17ND
2016-05-17ND
2016-05-17ND
2016-05-17ND
2016-05-170.510 ppb
2016-09-060.590 ppb
2016-11-150.800 ppb
2017-02-210.740 ppb
2017-05-16ND
2017-05-16ND
2017-05-16ND
2017-05-16ND
2017-05-160.700 ppb
2017-08-15ND
2017-11-21ND