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1,1-Dichloroethane

Watertown City

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011ND10ND
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 3 ppb

The 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
2010-07-161011802-001 POCSND
2011-07-151110619-001 POCSND
2012-08-081213036-002 POCSND
2013-09-111315063-001POCND
2014-02-05769346-10694ND
2014-05-07784713-11342ND
2014-07-141410416-001ND
2014-08-06808931-12027ND
2014-11-17831973-12883ND
2015-07-081510177-003POCND