Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Port Angeles

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
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND30ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND30ND

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
2014-07-1731433ND
2014-10-06WA97-SE1-14-1996ND
2014-11-2052142ND
2015-03-04WA97-SE2-15-0413ND
2015-03-3113518ND
2015-06-23WA97-SE3-15-1271ND
2015-09-30WA97-SE4-15-2112ND
2016-09-14ND
2016-10-06ND
2017-02-15ND
2017-05-10ND
2017-08-02ND