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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane

Kingston Water Department

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane is a synthetic chemical used in metal degreasing and as an intermediate in industrial chemical production.

 

12

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND60ND
2017ND60ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1 ppb for 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2016-06-09ND
2016-06-09ND
2016-06-09ND
2016-06-09ND
2016-06-09ND
2016-06-09ND
2017-06-20ND
2017-06-20ND
2017-06-20ND
2017-06-20ND
2017-06-20ND
2017-06-20ND