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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority

1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane is an industrial chemical which has been used as a metal degreaser, and in paint, paint removers, mothballs and pesticides. It damages the liver and nervous system, and may cause cancer.

 

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

EWG Health Guideline 0.1 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.1 ppb for 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane 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
2012-02-28L4066896-1ND
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
2015-02-1012390495ND
2015-02-1012390441ND
2015-05-1112738443ND
2015-05-1112738497ND
2015-07-0913859332ND
2015-07-0913859386ND
2015-07-0913859440ND
2015-08-1913123839ND
2015-08-1913123893ND
2015-08-2813124414ND
2015-11-2013503433ND
2015-11-2013503379ND
2015-11-2013503595ND
2015-11-2013503541ND
2015-11-2013503487ND
2016-02-2313975168ND
2016-02-2313975115ND
2016-02-2313975062ND
2016-02-2313975009ND
2016-02-2313974956ND
2016-05-2414237916ND
2016-07-2114555727ND
2016-07-2114555779ND
2016-07-2114555675ND
2016-07-2114555623ND
2016-08-3014892519ND
2017-02-2715644183ND
2017-06-0716243972ND
2017-08-0116551831ND
2017-08-0116551779ND
2017-08-0116552091ND
2017-08-0116551883ND
2017-08-0116552039ND
2017-08-0116551987ND
2017-08-0116552143ND
2017-08-0116551935ND
2017-08-1716553065ND
2017-08-1716553117ND
2017-08-1716553013ND
2017-08-1716553169ND
2017-08-1716553273ND
2017-08-1716553221ND
2017-08-2416552933ND
2017-08-2416552829ND
2017-08-2416552777ND
2017-08-2416552725ND
2017-08-2416552881ND