Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

1,1-Dichloroethane

City of San Benito

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

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND80ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-181207811004ND
2012-07-181207811002ND
2013-05-063E08037-02AND
2013-05-063E08037-04AND
2013-07-09AC24144ND
2013-07-09AC24150ND
2013-08-193H21033-07AND
2013-08-193H21033-03AND
2013-11-183K19024-07AND
2013-11-183K19024-03AND
2014-04-144D15010-03AND
2014-04-144D15010-01AND
2014-09-25AC68254ND
2015-09-23AD08293ND
2016-07-29AD46453ND
2017-08-02AD91831ND