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3-Hydroxycarbofuran in Delaware


3-Hydroxycarbofuran is a metabolite of the insecticide carbofuran, a fumigant used on rice and alfalfa.

The Most Polluted Communities in Delaware

12 water utilities reported detecting 3-Hydroxycarbofuran in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average 3-Hydroxycarbofuran level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Delaware Correctional Center
Smyrna, DE
2,0001 of 20.14 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
2Windsong Farms
Newark, DE
4501 of 20.14 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
3Cedar Landing
Newark, DE
3201 of 20.14 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
4Augustine Creek
Port Penn, DE
4251 of 20.14 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
5Thomas Cove
Newark, DE
3,4001 of 30.1 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
6Fox Hunter Crossing
Newark, DE
1,4701 of 40.07 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
7Church Creek
Newark, DE
2,7001 of 40.07 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
8Gander Woods
Dover, DE
421 of 50.06 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
9Woodfield
Dover, DE
7021 of 90.03 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)
10Clearbrooke Estates
Dover, DE
5161 of 110.03 ppb
(0 to 0.29 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 3-Hydroxycarbofuran

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for 3-Hydroxycarbofuran in Delaware

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Delaware