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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Lebanon

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

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND70ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND70ND
2017N/A00N/A

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
2013-02-19AB92896ND
2013-02-19AB92893ND
2013-02-19AB92894ND
2013-02-19AB92895ND
2013-02-19AB92897ND
2013-02-19AB92898ND
2013-02-19AB92899ND
2016-02-29AC67122ND
2016-02-29AC67123ND
2016-02-29AC67124ND
2016-02-29AC67125ND
2016-02-29AC67127ND
2016-02-29AC67128ND
2016-02-29AC67126ND