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National Drinking Water Database

3-Hydroxycarbofuran in Maryland

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

The Most Polluted Communities in Maryland

14 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
1Gibson Island
Millersville, MD
8001 of 15 ppb
(5 ppb)
2Town of LA Plata
La Plata, MD
9,5002 of 25 ppb
(5 ppb)
La Plata, MD
66,8974 of 72.86 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)
4Glen Meadows Retirement Community
Glen Arm, MD
4001 of 22.5 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)
5Naval Support Facility, Indian Head
Indian Head, MD
3,4601 of 22.5 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)
6Town of Snow Hill
Snow Hill, MD
2,4091 of 22.5 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)
7Cedar Ridge Children's Home
Williamsport, MD
451 of 22.5 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)
8Ocean City
Ocean City, MD
30,0001 of 31.67 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)
9Lexington Park
Hollywood, MD
29,7442 of 81.25 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)
10Princess Anne
Princess Anne, MD
3,0401 of 41.25 ppb
(0 to 5 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 Maryland

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Maryland