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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

Galveston County WCID 1

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

 

30

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
2013ND30ND
2014ND150ND
2015ND30ND
2016ND50ND
2017ND40ND

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
2013-02-05AC09710ND
2013-02-05AC09706ND
2013-02-05AC09708ND
2014-01-30Q1402958007ND
2014-01-30Q1402958003ND
2014-01-30Q1402958005ND
2014-01-30Q1402958009ND
2014-01-30Q1402958001ND
2014-04-23Q1412817001ND
2014-06-03AC55805ND
2014-06-03AC55811ND
2014-06-03AC55813ND
2014-07-30Q1432033003ND
2014-07-30Q1432033001ND
2014-07-30Q1432033005ND
2014-07-30Q1432033007ND
2014-07-30Q1432033009ND
2014-10-22Q1453353001ND
2015-01-15AC76462ND
2015-01-15AC76456ND
2015-01-15AC76466ND
2016-01-26AD20090ND
2016-01-26AD20084ND
2016-06-27AD41911ND
2016-09-29AD52074ND
2016-11-29AD59385ND
2017-01-26AD67201ND
2017-01-26AD67177ND
2017-01-26AD67185ND
2017-04-25AD81207ND