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1,1-Dichloroethane

Farmington City Water System

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

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND30ND
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 3 ppb

The 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 Result
2010-09-08ND
2010-09-08ND
2010-09-13ND
2013-11-05ND
2013-11-05ND
2013-11-06ND
2013-11-06ND
2014-03-18ND
2015-03-26ND
2015-06-03ND
2015-09-10ND
2015-12-09ND