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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Hartington, City of

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

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND120ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND40ND
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/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
2014-02-18279069ND
2014-02-18279070ND
2014-02-18279071ND
2014-03-24105932PND
2014-03-24105933PND
2014-03-24105934PND
2014-03-24105935PND
2014-08-18310079ND
2014-09-24109078PND
2014-09-24109079PND
2014-09-24109080PND
2014-09-24109081PND
2017-02-13ND
2017-02-13ND
2017-02-13ND
2017-02-13ND