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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Penn State Univ.

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

 

167

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND340ND
2013ND280ND
2014ND140ND
2015ND350ND
2016ND270ND
2017ND290ND

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
2012-01-112A11054ND
2012-01-112A11055ND
2012-01-112A11054ND
2012-02-162B16056ND
2012-02-162B16062ND
2012-02-162B16056ND
2012-03-152C15113ND
2012-03-152C15114ND
2012-03-152C15113ND
2012-04-102D10034ND
2012-04-102D10032ND
2012-04-102D10034ND
2012-05-162E16047ND
2012-05-162E16052ND
2012-06-132F13082ND
2012-06-132F13085ND
2012-07-182G18164ND
2012-07-182G18165ND
2012-07-182G18164ND
2012-08-142H14056ND
2012-08-142H14056ND
2012-08-142H14056ND
2012-09-132I14008ND
2012-09-132I14008ND
2012-09-132I14008ND
2012-10-102J11011ND
2012-10-102J11013ND
2012-10-102J11011ND
2012-11-142K14103ND
2012-11-142K14103ND
2012-11-142K14103ND
2012-12-122L12132ND
2012-12-122L12141ND
2012-12-122L12132ND
2013-01-163A16080ND
2013-01-163A16077ND
2013-02-133B13070ND
2013-02-133B13069ND
2013-03-143C14062ND
2013-03-143C14067ND
2013-04-163D16078ND
2013-04-163D16079ND
2013-05-143E14110ND
2013-05-143E14111ND
2013-06-193F19020ND
2013-06-193F19038ND
2013-06-283F28065ND
2013-07-163G16031ND
2013-07-163G16034ND
2013-08-143H14065ND
2013-08-143H14088ND
2013-09-183I18061ND
2013-09-183I18062ND
2013-09-183I18061ND
2013-10-163J16032ND
2013-10-163J16040ND
2013-10-163J16032ND
2013-11-193K19048-06ND
2013-11-193K19040-06ND
2013-12-123L12046-07ND
2013-12-123L12104-06ND
2013-12-123L12046-06ND
2014-01-234A23025-07ND
2014-01-234A23033-06ND
2014-01-234A23025-06ND
2014-02-204B20042-07ND
2014-02-204B20041-07ND
2014-02-204B20042-06ND
2014-03-114C11016-07ND
2014-03-114C11027-07ND
2014-03-114C11016-06ND
2014-04-094D09031-01ND
2014-04-094D09036-01ND
2014-04-094D09037-01ND
2014-06-114F11107-05ND
2014-06-114F11107-04ND
2015-01-2113561231ND
2015-01-2113561267ND
2015-01-2113561232ND
2015-02-1713561315ND
2015-02-1713561288ND
2015-02-1713561316ND
2015-03-1713561357ND
2015-03-1713561358ND
2015-03-1813561393ND
2015-04-2813561421ND
2015-04-2813561420ND
2015-05-2013561483ND
2015-05-2013561456ND
2015-05-2013561484ND
2015-06-1713561546ND
2015-06-1713561519ND
2015-06-1713561547ND
2015-07-1413561588ND
2015-07-1413561624ND
2015-07-1413561589ND
2015-08-1213561673ND
2015-08-1213561645ND
2015-08-1213561672ND
2015-09-1613561735ND
2015-09-1613561708ND
2015-09-1613561736ND
2015-10-1513561777ND
2015-10-1513561813ND
2015-10-1513561778ND
2015-11-1113561180ND
2015-11-1113561156ND
2015-11-1113561204ND
2015-12-1013681470ND
2015-12-1013681509ND
2015-12-1013681471ND
2016-01-2613801548ND
2016-01-2613801500ND
2016-01-2613801524ND
2016-02-2313917095ND
2016-02-2313917062ND
2016-02-2313917096ND
2016-03-1614032221ND
2016-03-1614032198ND
2016-03-1614032175ND
2016-04-2014163581ND
2016-04-2014163548ND
2016-04-2014163582ND
2016-05-1814312889ND
2016-05-1814312928ND
2016-05-1814312890ND
2016-06-2114471214ND
2016-06-2114471254ND
2016-06-2114471215ND
2016-07-1914636456ND
2016-07-1914636421ND
2016-07-1914636457ND
2016-08-2314804528ND
2016-08-2314804478ND
2016-08-2314804503ND
2016-09-2814975872ND
2016-09-2814975912ND
2016-09-2814975873ND
2017-01-1715573228ND
2017-01-1715573229ND
2017-01-1815573193ND
2017-02-2315709641ND
2017-02-2315709642ND
2017-03-1315850531ND
2017-03-2315850698ND
2017-03-2815850826ND
2017-04-1816001571ND
2017-04-1816001572ND
2017-06-2816321142ND
2017-07-1216473285ND
2017-07-1216473343ND
2017-07-1216473344ND
2017-07-1216473345ND
2017-07-1216473346ND
2017-07-1216473347ND
2017-07-1216473348ND
2017-08-0316629360ND
2017-09-2016787331ND
2017-10-3116937423ND
2017-11-2617077260ND
2017-11-2617077261ND
2017-11-2617077262ND
2017-11-2617077263ND
2017-11-2617077264ND
2017-11-2617077265ND
2017-11-3017077362ND
2017-12-1917217470ND