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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Sweetwater

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND40ND
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
2012-09-18AC01312ND
2013-09-23Q1308199002ND
2014-08-28Q1440093005ND
2014-12-18Q1460558001ND
2015-03-25Q1511069001ND
2015-06-17Q1522518001ND
2015-08-04Q1530320005ND
2015-09-23Q1537280001ND
2016-09-22Q1639629001ND
2017-09-21Q1745843001ND