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1,1-Dichloroethane

Bennington Water Department

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

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND10ND
2011ND20ND
2012ND10ND
20130.0227 ppb72ND - 0.0810 ppb
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND

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 Lab ID Result
2010-01-129885801ND
2011-02-151102058-01ND
2011-02-151102057-01ND
2012-02-141202057-01ND
2013-02-131302060-01ND
2013-04-15714496-85780.0780 ppb
2013-04-15714498-8578ND
2013-05-21720762-8898ND
2013-08-12736907-95050.0810 ppb
2013-08-12736890-9505ND
2013-11-12758261-10266ND
2014-02-101402-02560-002ND
2014-02-101402-02560-001ND
2015-02-171502-02721-001ND
2015-11-121511-24580-001ND