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National Drinking Water Database


3-Hydroxycarbofuran in New York


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

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

1 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)
1Mcwa, Genesee West
Rochester, NY
8001 of 20.45 ppb
(0 to 0.9 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 New York

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in New York since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly102