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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene

Beacham Apartments No. 2

1,2-Dichloroethylene, a neurotoxic solvent, exists in two different forms: trans-1,2-dichloroethylene and cis-1,2-dichloroethylene. A mixture of the two forms is used to manufacture other solvents and chemical products.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
20162.70 ppb112.70 ppb
20173.30 ppb223.19 ppb - 3.40 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 70 ppb

The legal limit for cis-1,2-dichloroethylene, established in 1991, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-12-1337729_12-35541ND
2016-11-2937729_16-414022.70 ppb
2017-03-2137729_17-092983.19 ppb
2017-06-1637729_17-205093.40 ppb