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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethylene

Newberry Estate

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

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND20ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-05-1412032142ND
2015-05-1412996917ND
2015-10-1213495256ND
2016-02-1213968138ND
2016-06-1414547082ND
2016-08-0814885154ND
2016-10-1015207497ND
2017-01-1315637544ND