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Ethyl Acetate in Texas


Ethyl acetate is a solvent used in the production of oil-based lacquers, enamels, inks and adhesives; hundreds of millions of pounds are manufactured every year.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

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

Ranked by highest average Ethyl Acetate level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Jackson County Wcid 2
Vanderbilt, TX
3001 of 12.77 ppb
(2.77 ppb)
2Westwood Shores Mud
Trinity, TX
2,7511 of 11.8 ppb
(1.8 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Ethyl Acetate

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

Violation Summary for Ethyl Acetate in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas