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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Kirkland

NOTE: City of Kirkland purchases water from Seattle Public Utilities which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Seattle Public Utilities.

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

 

13

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

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

NOTE: City of Kirkland purchases water from Seattle Public Utilities which is required to test for 1,1-dichloroethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Seattle Public Utilities.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-10-1619506ND
2012-12-1323746ND
2015-01-13201501140525AMND
2015-01-13201501140778AMND
2015-04-06201504070229AMND
2015-04-06201504070359AMND
2015-07-22201507230482AMND
2015-07-22201507230496AMND
2015-09-1595609ND
2015-10-13201509280091AMND
2015-10-13201509280090AMND
2017-03-07ND
2017-06-06ND