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Di-n-octylphthalate in California


Di-n-octylphthalate is a synthetic chemical used to keep plastics soft or more flexible; it is found in diverse industrial and consumer products that range from cosmetics to pesticides.

The Most Polluted Communities in California

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

Ranked by highest average Di-n-octylphthalate level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1South Kern Mutual Water Company
Old River, CA
391 of 10.11 ppb
(0.11 ppb)
2Allen Road Mutual Water System
Bakersfield, CA
2251 of 10.11 ppb
(0.11 ppb)
3St. Clair Ranchos Mutual Water Co.
Bakersfield, CA
681 of 10.11 ppb
(0.11 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Di-n-octylphthalate

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

Violation Summary for Di-n-octylphthalate in California

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in California