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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Sault Ste Marie

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

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND20ND
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND10ND
2019ND20ND

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
2014-09-23LLF40070ND
2014-10-28828375-12761ND
2015-01-13838893-13191ND
2015-04-23856372-13979ND
2015-07-21872371-14562ND
2018-03-06LLH69163ND
2019-03-19LLI29975ND
2019-12-18LLI84750ND