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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane

City of Miles

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane is a synthetic chemical used in metal degreasing and as an intermediate in industrial chemical production.

 

7

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
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND30ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1 ppb for 1,1,1,2-tetrachloroethane was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-05-26AC93431ND
2015-09-29AD08877ND
2015-11-03AD12415ND
2016-03-24AD30474ND
2016-05-18AD37306ND
2016-08-02AD46905ND
2017-03-01Q1708976001ND