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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 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.

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2013ND40ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

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
2013-03-143586361001AMND
2013-06-263598486001AMND
2013-09-1035107982001AMND
2013-12-1135119325001AMND
2014-02-11AC19185ND
2015-02-25AC42875ND
2016-02-16AC67070ND
2017-02-27AC91529ND
2018-04-30AD19087ND
2019-03-04AD40085ND