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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Hewitt

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

 

21

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND50ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND30ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND30ND

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
2012-01-12AB77664ND
2013-02-121302396002ND
2013-10-09Q1308728003ND
2013-10-09Q1308728001ND
2013-10-09Q1308728007ND
2013-10-09Q1308728005ND
2014-01-14AC38665ND
2014-04-17Q1412218003ND
2014-04-17Q1412218005ND
2014-04-17Q1412218007ND
2014-04-17Q1412218001ND
2014-07-29Q1431973001ND
2015-03-23AC85649ND
2015-03-23AC85645ND
2015-03-23AC85655ND
2016-01-20AD19012ND
2016-01-20AD19002ND
2016-04-06AD32129ND
2017-04-03AD78087ND
2017-10-09AD99814ND
2017-10-31AE03236ND