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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

City of Owosso

1,1-Dichloroethylene is used for plastics production. It damages DNA and causes cancer in laboratory animal studies.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND70ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND10ND
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1-dichloroethylene, established in 1987, was based on a toxicity study conducted in laboratory animals in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-09-17LLF38902ND
2014-09-17LLF38903ND
2014-09-17LLF38904ND
2014-09-17LLF38905ND
2014-09-17LLF38907ND
2014-09-17LLF38906ND
2014-09-17LLF38908ND
2018-03-12LLH70073ND