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Tetrahydrofuran in Delaware

Tetrahydrofuran is an intermediate in chemical manufacturing to produce food storage and packaging materials, rubber, resins and plastics, and is a solvent for dyes and lacquers. [read more]

The Most Polluted Communities in Delaware

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

Ranked by highest average Tetrahydrofuran level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Mallard Lakes
Selbyville, DE
9001 of 162.9 ppb
(62.9 ppb)
2Pinewood Acres
Dover, DE
1,2001 of 150.7 ppb
(50.7 ppb)
3Pepper Ridge Park
1801 of 219.55 ppb
(0 to 39.1 ppb)
4Beaver Creek
3503 of 617.48 ppb
(0 to 101 ppb)
5,4001 of 18.9 ppb
(8.9 ppb)
6Clearbrooke Estates
Dover, DE
5161 of 38.77 ppb
(0 to 26.3 ppb)
7Augustine Creek
Port Penn, DE
4253 of 85.34 ppb
(0 to 37.6 ppb)
8Bay Colony
Dover, DE
2,0561 of 15.2 ppb
(5.2 ppb)
9Sea Winds
Dover, DE
1051 of 14.8 ppb
(4.8 ppb)
10Sandy Ridge Mobile Home Park
Dover, DE
1801 of 24.6 ppb
(0 to 9.2 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Tetrahydrofuran

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

Violation Summary for Tetrahydrofuran in Delaware

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Delaware