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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Paw Penn District

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

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20140.00875 ppb81ND - 0.0700 ppb
20150.00750 ppb81ND - 0.0600 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/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
2014-10-0627102001ND
2014-10-06271021010.0700 ppb
2014-10-0627101801ND
2014-10-1327101901ND
2014-10-1327102201ND
2014-10-1327101701ND
2014-10-1427102301ND
2014-10-1427102401ND
2015-04-0328566101ND
2015-04-0328566501ND
2015-04-0328566401ND
2015-04-0328565901ND
2015-04-0728566201ND
2015-04-07285660010.0600 ppb
2015-04-0728566601ND
2015-04-0828566301ND