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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

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

 

25

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.0550 ppb41ND - 0.220 ppb
20130.117 ppb72ND - 0.450 ppb
20140.110 ppb72ND - 0.490 ppb
2015ND10ND
2016ND50ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-03-2712C0955-01ND
2012-08-1612H1756-010.220 ppb
2012-09-1012I0373-01ND
2012-11-0112K0073-01ND
2013-02-2713B1314-01ND
2013-05-3013E2570-020.370 ppb
2013-05-3013E2570-03ND
2013-05-3013E2570-01ND
2013-07-251039552003ND
2013-07-2510395520090.450 ppb
2013-07-251039552006ND
2014-01-2910695510090.490 ppb
2014-01-291069551006ND
2014-01-291069551003ND
2014-08-2014H1839-01ND
2014-08-2014H1839-020.280 ppb
2014-08-2014H1839-04ND
2014-11-1914K0831-01ND
2015-06-242079084001ND
2016-04-113428612ND
2016-04-113428662ND
2016-04-113428678ND
2016-04-113428699ND
2016-12-1416L0584-01ND
2017-02-0717B0347-01ND