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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Geneva 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.

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND10ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-09SB43674-11 - VOCND
2013-02-06SB64193-01ND
2014-02-101071350003ND
2014-02-13SB84641-06-POCND
2014-05-222008901003ND
2014-08-182024586003ND
2014-09-11SB96227-POCND
2014-11-172040850003ND
2015-02-04R1500835-005-POCND
2016-02-17R1601398-002-POCND
2017-02-15R17014118-POCND