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National Drinking Water Database - Chemical Contaminants

Propanal


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

Propanal (propionaldehyde) is used as an intermediate to make other chemicals and resins; hundreds of million pounds of propanal are produced annually.

 
Detected
Found above
health guidelines
Found above
legal limit
States
1
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-
Water utilities
1
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People Served
180
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Propanal Exposure by State

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

StateWater Suppliers with Propanal contamination
SystemsPopulation
Texas1180
Total1180

The Most Polluted Communities

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

Ranked by highest average Propanal level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Benbrook Village Mobile Home Park
Fort Worth, TX
1801 of 11 ppb
(1 ppb)

Testing Summary for Propanal

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