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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

New York City System

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

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND30ND
2014ND90ND
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/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
2013-12-10201312110816AMND
2013-12-10201312110609AMND
2013-12-10201312110762AMND
2014-03-11201403120478AMND
2014-03-11201403120580AMND
2014-03-11201403120608AMND
2014-06-24201406250133AMND
2014-06-24201406250381AMND
2014-06-24201406250127AMND
2014-09-23201409240402AMND
2014-09-23201409240447AMND
2014-09-23201409240450AMND
2015-06-25201505020407AMND
2015-09-23201508080112AMND
2015-12-08201511070106AMND