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1,1-Dichloroethane

Brattleboro 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.

 

18

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND20ND
2011ND20ND
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND50ND

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
2010-03-021003-02527002ND
2010-03-021003-02527001ND
2011-02-1511V152ND
2011-02-1511V151ND
2012-02-141202048-01ND
2012-02-141202047-01ND
2013-03-051303025-01ND
2013-03-051303025-06ND
2014-02-111402-02568-002ND
2014-02-111402-02568-001ND
2014-09-1714090780-01ND
2014-09-1714090780-02ND
2014-12-1614120477ND
2015-02-101502-02507-002ND
2015-02-101502-02507-001ND
2015-03-1715030484-01ND
2015-03-1715030483-01ND
2015-06-245062983-01ND