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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trichlorotrifluoroethane

Centerville City Water System

Trichlorotrifluoroethane (Freon 113) is a refrigerant, solvent and aerosol propellant banned in 2000 under the Montreal Protocol because of its ozone-depleting properties. Freons can cause heart, nervous system and liver damage.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND50ND
2015ND60ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND50ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 4,000 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 4,000 ppb for trichlorotrifluoroethane 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 harm to internal organs.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2012-01-10ND
2014-01-06ND
2014-01-06ND
2014-07-07ND
2014-07-07ND
2014-08-10ND
2015-04-10ND
2015-07-21ND
2015-07-21ND
2015-07-22ND
2015-07-22ND
2015-07-22ND
2017-01-10ND
2017-01-10ND
2017-01-10ND
2017-02-22ND
2017-04-03ND