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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Lake Cities Municipal Utility Authority

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

 

13

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
2014ND80ND
2015ND30ND
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
2014-06-24Q1423199001ND
2014-06-24Q1423199003ND
2014-06-24Q1423199005ND
2014-09-18Q1445516001ND
2014-09-18Q1445516003ND
2014-12-17Q1460364003ND
2014-12-17Q1460364001ND
2014-12-17Q1460364005ND
2015-03-17Q1509739001ND
2015-03-17Q1509739003ND
2015-06-09Q1521355007ND
2016-10-19Q1644915002ND
2017-10-12Q1752250006ND