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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Cedar Hill

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

 

9

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
2013ND60ND
2014N/A00N/A
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
2013-01-281301755-003DND
2013-01-281301755-001DND
2013-04-251304931-001DND
2013-07-30Q1304590003ND
2013-07-30Q1304590001ND
2013-10-28Q1309910001ND
2015-08-18Q1532667001ND
2016-10-07Q1643132002ND
2017-08-23Q1737872005ND