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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene

Sullivans Trailer Court Inc.

1,2-Dichloroethylene, a neurotoxic solvent, exists in two different forms: trans-1,2-dichloroethylene and cis-1,2-dichloroethylene. A mixture of the two forms is used to manufacture other solvents and chemical products.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20121.10 ppb111.10 ppb
2013ND20ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND20ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 70 ppb

The legal limit for cis-1,2-dichloroethylene, established in 1991, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-010060215_01_831191.10 ppb
2013-01-290060215_01_87931ND
2013-01-290060215_02_87935ND
2015-01-150060215_01_98593ND
2016-01-05112184ND
2016-01-05105029ND