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Chlorodifluoromethane

Pennsylvania American Water Pittsburgh

Chlorodifluoromethane (Freon 22) is a refrigerant, solvent and aerosol propellant banned in 2000 under the Montreal Protocol because of its ozone-depleting properties. Freons can cause heart, nervous system and liver damage.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND60ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-10-0727111601ND
2014-10-1327112801ND
2015-01-1227898801ND
2015-01-1327897401ND
2015-04-0828579701ND
2015-04-1328580601ND
2015-07-0829576801ND
2015-07-1529574501ND