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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Belleville Water Department

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

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

 

7

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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: Belleville Water Department purchases water from Newark Water Department which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Newark Water Department.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-100005939-01ND
2013-09-120013036-01ND
2014-09-09JB75992-1ND
2015-05-1803008 52015ND
2015-09-115090325-01ND
2016-09-01360901006ND
2017-09-06370906027ND