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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Akron City Public Water 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.

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND40ND
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
2012-09-06AG29302ND
2013-06-24AG48737ND
2013-10-1535112334001AMND
2014-01-2735124240001AMND
2014-04-0835133702001AMND
2014-06-30AG74570ND
2014-07-0835145285001AMND
2015-10-13AH08002ND
2016-07-11AH26082ND
2017-07-11AH54215ND