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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Myrtle Beach

NOTE: City of Myrtle Beach purchases water from Gsw&sa-myrtle Beach (sc2620009) which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Gsw&sa-myrtle Beach (sc2620009).

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

 

7

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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

NOTE: City of Myrtle Beach purchases water from Gsw&sa-myrtle Beach (sc2620009) which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Gsw&sa-myrtle Beach (sc2620009).

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-08AD07153ND
2013-05-20AD23903ND
2014-09-23AD45861ND
2014-09-23AD45867ND
2015-08-06AD59272ND
2016-08-04AD80257ND
2017-08-03AD98572ND