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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Greene County. - Northwest Reg. Water

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

 

8

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND40ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

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
2014-06-2514F1671-01ND
2014-06-2514F1672-02ND
2015-01-212050846006ND
2015-01-212050846003ND
2015-07-14201507210451AMND
2015-07-14201507210450AMND
2017-08-2317H1720-01ND
2017-08-2317H1721-01ND