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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,1-Dichloroethane

City of Puyallup

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

 

25

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
2014ND60ND
2015ND180ND
2016N/A00N/A
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
2014-07-0873732ND
2014-07-0873731ND
2014-07-0873733ND
2014-07-0973752ND
2014-07-0973750ND
2014-07-0973751ND
2015-02-03201502050880AMND
2015-02-03201502050731AMND
2015-02-03201502050842AMND
2015-02-03201502050764AMND
2015-02-03201502050875AMND
2015-02-03201502050883AMND
2015-02-03201502050905AMND
2015-02-03201502050727AMND
2015-05-05201505070577AMND
2015-08-06201508070151AMND
2015-08-06201508110453AMND
2015-08-06201508070195AMND
2015-08-06201508070125AMND
2015-08-06201508070135AMND
2015-08-06201508070106AMND
2015-08-06201508070198AMND
2015-08-06201508070201AMND
2015-11-17201511180474AMND
2017-12-28ND