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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Flint

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011ND10ND
2012ND10ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND50ND
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 3 ppb

The 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 Lab ID Result
2010-11-05LLD59541ND
2011-12-02LLE11088ND
2012-05-03LLE26411ND
2013-01-18LLE61821ND
2013-07-18LLE83917ND
2014-01-232962387ND
2014-04-233014314ND
2014-05-22LLF19430ND
2014-08-06LLF31222ND
2014-10-28LLF44687ND