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Di-n-octylphthalate in Delaware


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 Delaware

1 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)
1Artesian Water Company
Newark, DE
201,0002 of 730.01 ppb
(0 to 0.63 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 Delaware

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Delaware