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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

St. Louis City

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

 

19

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND100ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND30ND
2017N/A00N/A

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
2012-06-28CRCW062812M524ND
2012-06-28HBCB062812M524ND
2013-01-223580787001AMND
2013-01-223580790001AMND
2013-04-293591472001AMND
2013-04-293591472003AMND
2013-07-1535100737001AMND
2013-07-1535100737003AMND
2013-10-1635112733003AMND
2013-10-1635112733001AMND
2013-10-22CRCW102213M524ND
2013-10-22HBCB102213M524ND
2014-05-28AC26114ND
2014-05-28AC26115ND
2015-06-01AC47390ND
2015-06-01AC47391ND
2016-06-06AC75867ND
2016-06-06AC77510ND
2016-06-06AC75866ND