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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority

1,1-Dichloroethylene is used for plastics production. It damages DNA and causes cancer in laboratory animal studies.

 

94

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND120ND
2014ND230ND
2015ND150ND
2016ND110ND
2017ND210ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for 1,1-dichloroethylene, established in 1987, was based on a toxicity study conducted in laboratory animals in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-28L4066896-1ND
2012-03-07L4061769-1ND
2012-05-23L4168750-1ND
2012-05-23L4168751-1ND
2012-06-06L3257952-3ND
2012-06-06L3257952-1ND
2012-06-06L3257952-2ND
2012-06-06L3257952-4ND
2012-08-16L4291049-1ND
2012-08-16L4291049-2ND
2012-11-15L4392086-2ND
2012-11-15L4392086-1ND
2013-03-05L3661861-2ND
2013-03-05L3661861-1ND
2013-05-14L2391330-1ND
2013-05-14L2286687-1ND
2013-07-02L1595500-2ND
2013-07-02L1595500-4ND
2013-07-02L1595500-1ND
2013-07-02L1595500-3ND
2013-08-08L4725530-1ND
2013-08-08L4725529-1ND
2013-11-19L4836093-1ND
2013-11-19L4836092-1ND
2014-02-25L4951918-1ND
2014-02-25L4951922-1ND
2014-05-20L4690565-1ND
2014-05-20L4799412-1ND
2014-07-17L5163463-13ND
2014-07-17L5163463-1ND
2014-07-17L5163463-2ND
2014-07-17L5163463-15ND
2014-07-17L5163463-3ND
2014-07-17L5163463-14ND
2014-07-17L5163463-4ND
2014-07-17L5163463-7ND
2014-07-17L5163463-6ND
2014-07-17L5163463-5ND
2014-07-17L5163463-12ND
2014-07-17L5163463-10ND
2014-07-17L5163463-11ND
2014-07-17L5163463-9ND
2014-07-17L5163463-8ND
2014-08-15L4359849-1ND
2014-08-15L4460454-1ND
2014-12-04L5352437-1ND
2014-12-04L5352436-1ND
2015-02-1012390484ND
2015-02-1012390430ND
2015-05-1112738432ND
2015-05-1112738486ND
2015-07-0913859321ND
2015-07-0913859375ND
2015-07-0913859429ND
2015-08-1913123828ND
2015-08-1913123882ND
2015-08-2813124403ND
2015-11-2013503422ND
2015-11-2013503368ND
2015-11-2013503584ND
2015-11-2013503530ND
2015-11-2013503476ND
2016-02-2313975157ND
2016-02-2313975104ND
2016-02-2313975051ND
2016-02-2313974998ND
2016-02-2313974945ND
2016-05-2414237905ND
2016-07-2114555716ND
2016-07-2114555768ND
2016-07-2114555664ND
2016-07-2114555612ND
2016-08-3014892508ND
2017-02-2715644172ND
2017-06-0716243961ND
2017-08-0116551820ND
2017-08-0116551768ND
2017-08-0116552080ND
2017-08-0116551872ND
2017-08-0116552028ND
2017-08-0116551976ND
2017-08-0116552132ND
2017-08-0116551924ND
2017-08-1716553054ND
2017-08-1716553106ND
2017-08-1716553002ND
2017-08-1716553158ND
2017-08-1716553262ND
2017-08-1716553210ND
2017-08-2416552922ND
2017-08-2416552818ND
2017-08-2416552766ND
2017-08-2416552714ND
2017-08-2416552870ND