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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Plainfield Township

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

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20130.0400 ppb330.0300 ppb - 0.0500 ppb
20140.0400 ppb110.0400 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/A00N/A

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 Lab ID Result
2013-06-2828502940.0500 ppb
2013-09-1628975510.0300 ppb
2013-12-1729478580.0400 ppb
2014-03-1729927150.0400 ppb