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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Biloxi

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

 

26

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
2013ND130ND
2014ND130ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
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
2013-10-21754005-10058ND
2013-10-21754001-10058ND
2013-10-21754030-10078ND
2013-10-21754022-10078ND
2013-10-21754020-10078ND
2013-10-21754003-10058ND
2013-10-21754018-10078ND
2013-10-21754009-10058ND
2013-10-21754007-10058ND
2013-10-21754016-10078ND
2013-10-21754024-10078ND
2013-10-21754026-10078ND
2013-11-13758659-10296ND
2014-04-22781970-11212ND
2014-04-22781912-11212ND
2014-04-22781966-11217ND
2014-04-22781962-11217ND
2014-04-22781940-11212ND
2014-04-22781968-11217ND
2014-04-22781932-11212ND
2014-04-22781908-11212ND
2014-04-22781960-11212ND
2014-04-22781910-11212ND
2014-04-22781934-11217ND
2014-04-22781930-11212ND
2014-05-05783994-11315ND