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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Bellingham Water Division

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND40ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 3 ppb

The EWG 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
2012-05-0816725ND
2013-04-1614792ND
2013-10-01WA97-SE1-13-1875ND
2014-04-08WA97-SE3-14-0613ND
2014-07-08WA97-SE4-14-1258ND
2014-08-0634361ND
2014-11-04WA97-SE2-14-2524ND
2015-06-0425392ND
2016-05-04ND
2017-08-02ND