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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Eden Prairie

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

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND20ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-03-1212C0380-01ND
2012-03-1212C0380-02ND
2012-03-1212C0380-03ND
2012-03-1212C0380-04ND
2012-03-1212C0381-01ND
2012-05-0912E0874-01ND
2013-09-2313I1214-01ND
2014-05-2314E2784-01ND
2016-05-043442193ND
2016-12-1416L0582-01ND
2017-02-2217B1178-01ND