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trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene

Emmaus Borough Public Water

1,2-Dichloroethylene, a neurotoxic solvent, exists in two different forms: trans-1,2-dichloroethylene and cis-1,2-dichloroethylene. A mixture of the two forms is used to manufacture other solvents and chemical products.

 

120

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND200ND
2013ND200ND
2014ND200ND
2015ND200ND
2016ND200ND
2017ND200ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 60 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 60 ppb for trans-1,2-dichloroethylene 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 harm to internal organs.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 100 ppb

The legal limit for trans-1,2-dichloroethylene, established in 1991, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-16120007141ND
2012-02-16120007142ND
2012-02-16120007143ND
2012-02-16120007144ND
2012-02-16120007138ND
2012-02-16120007139ND
2012-02-16120007140ND
2012-02-16120007137ND
2012-05-15120019152ND
2012-05-15120019149ND
2012-05-15120019150ND
2012-05-15120019148ND
2012-08-06120032374ND
2012-08-06120032371ND
2012-08-06120032372ND
2012-08-06120032370ND
2012-11-13120047634ND
2012-11-13120047631ND
2012-11-13120047632ND
2012-11-13120047630ND
2013-02-21130008326ND
2013-02-21130008327ND
2013-02-21130008328ND
2013-02-21130008329ND
2013-02-21130008323ND
2013-02-21130008324ND
2013-02-21130008325ND
2013-02-21130008322ND
2013-05-20130020737ND
2013-05-20130020734ND
2013-05-20130020735ND
2013-05-20130020733ND
2013-08-22130037438ND
2013-08-22130037435ND
2013-08-22130037436ND
2013-08-22130037434ND
2013-11-26130052992ND
2013-11-26130052989ND
2013-11-26130052990ND
2013-11-26130052988ND
2014-02-26140008220ND
2014-02-26140008221ND
2014-02-26140008222ND
2014-02-26140008223ND
2014-02-26140008217ND
2014-02-26140008218ND
2014-02-26140008219ND
2014-02-26140008216ND
2014-05-27140021794ND
2014-05-27140021791ND
2014-05-27140021792ND
2014-05-27140021790ND
2014-08-28140038937ND
2014-08-28140038934ND
2014-08-28140038935ND
2014-08-28140038933ND
2014-11-25140053580ND
2014-11-25140053577ND
2014-11-25140053578ND
2014-11-25140053576ND
2015-02-2412434976ND
2015-02-2412434998ND
2015-02-2412435019ND
2015-02-2412435040ND
2015-02-2412434910ND
2015-02-2412434931ND
2015-02-2412434953ND
2015-02-2412434889ND
2015-05-2712788710ND
2015-05-2712788672ND
2015-05-2712788694ND
2015-05-2712788651ND
2015-08-2613301784ND
2015-08-2613301738ND
2015-08-2613301759ND
2015-08-2613301717ND
2015-11-2313548706ND
2015-11-2313548570ND
2015-11-2313548593ND
2015-11-2313548549ND
2016-03-0714020486ND
2016-03-0714020508ND
2016-03-0714020529ND
2016-03-0714020550ND
2016-03-0714020419ND
2016-03-0714020440ND
2016-03-0714020461ND
2016-03-0714020398ND
2016-05-2414296581ND
2016-05-2414296557ND
2016-05-2414618847ND
2016-05-2414296548ND
2016-08-3014785496ND
2016-08-3014785437ND
2016-08-3014785466ND
2016-08-3014785429ND
2016-11-1715267426ND
2016-11-1715267366ND
2016-11-1715267395ND
2016-11-1715267350ND
2017-03-0715836063ND
2017-03-0715836068ND
2017-03-0715836069ND
2017-03-0715836070ND
2017-03-0715836064ND
2017-03-0715836065ND
2017-03-0715836066ND
2017-03-0715836067ND
2017-05-2416142599ND
2017-05-2416142600ND
2017-05-2416142601ND
2017-05-2416142602ND
2017-08-3116612314ND
2017-08-3116612315ND
2017-08-3116612316ND
2017-08-3116612317ND
2017-11-0917345766ND
2017-11-0917345767ND
2017-11-0917345768ND
2017-11-0917345769ND