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1,1-Dichloroethane

Boone County PWSD 9

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

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012ND40ND
2013ND80ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND50ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 3 ppb

The 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
2012-02-07AB66759ND
2012-02-07AB66761ND
2012-02-08AB66758ND
2012-02-08AB66760ND
2013-03-183587172003AMND
2013-03-193587172007AMND
2013-03-193587172005AMND
2013-03-193587172001AMND
2013-10-0735111164007AMND
2013-10-0735111164005AMND
2013-10-0735111164003AMND
2013-10-0735111164001AMND
2015-02-18AC42741ND
2015-02-18AC42745ND
2015-02-18AC42744ND
2015-02-18AC42743ND
2015-02-18AC42742ND