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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Brewster Water Department

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

 

29

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
2013ND40ND
2014ND150ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND50ND

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
2013-03-13ND
2013-03-13ND
2013-03-13ND
2013-03-13ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-03-11ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-04-28ND
2014-10-08ND
2014-10-09ND
2014-10-09ND
2014-10-09ND
2014-10-09ND
2015-01-13ND
2015-01-13ND
2016-02-02ND
2016-02-02ND
2016-08-12ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-11ND
2017-01-13ND