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National Drinking Water Database - Chemical Contaminants

Nonanal


Status: Unregulated - EPA has not established a maximum legal limit in tapwater for this contaminant.

Nonanal (nonanaldehyde) is produced at high volumes and used in the manufacture of personal care products and household products.

 
Detected
Found above
health guidelines
Found above
legal limit
States
1
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-
Water utilities
1
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-
People Served
42,921
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-

Nonanal Exposure by State

Water utilities in 1 states have reported detecting Nonanal in treated tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies.

StateWater Suppliers with Nonanal contamination
SystemsPopulation
Texas142,921
Total142,921

The Most Polluted Communities

1 water utilities reported detecting Nonanal in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Nonanal level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1City of Pharr
Pharr, TX
42,9211 of 10.92 ppb
(0.92 ppb)

Testing Summary for Nonanal

Are tests routinely required for Nonanal by federal law?No
Water suppliers reporting tests for Nonanal (2005-2005):1 of 47,576
Average testing rate for water supplier reporting tests (2005-2005):1.0 per year