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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Mineral Wells

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
2012ND10ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND30ND
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
2012-09-251209984001ND
2013-08-07Q1305126005ND
2013-11-13758685-10298ND
2014-02-12770446-10759ND
2014-05-21791857-11450ND
2014-09-10Q1443074005ND
2015-09-16Q1536180006ND
2016-09-14Q1637718002ND
2017-08-16Q1736100004ND