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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Wallington Water Department

NOTE: Wallington Water Department purchases water from Passaic Valley Water Commission which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Passaic Valley Water Commission.

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

 

28

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND40ND

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

NOTE: Wallington Water Department purchases water from Passaic Valley Water Commission which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Passaic Valley Water Commission.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-11AB12854HZND
2012-04-04AB16312HZND
2012-07-11AB21401HZND
2012-10-03AB25516HZND
2013-01-02AB29002HZND
2013-04-03AB33266HZND
2013-07-10AB38343HZND
2013-07-17201307180604AMND
2013-10-02AB42040HZND
2013-10-08201310090267AMND
2014-01-07201401080432AMND
2014-01-08AB45749HZND
2014-04-02AB49199HZND
2014-04-09201404100758AMND
2014-07-02AB52919HZND
2014-10-01AB56669HZND
2015-01-07AB60361HZND
2015-04-01AB63784HZND
2015-07-01AB67782HZND
2015-10-07AB72163HZND
2016-01-20AB76261HZND
2016-04-06AB79361HZND
2016-07-13AB83826HZND
2016-10-05AB87561HZND
2017-01-04AB91207HZND
2017-04-05AB94883HZND
2017-07-28AB99399HZND
2017-10-04AC02252HZND