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2-Hexanone in Texas


2-Hexanone is a manufactured chemical formerly used in paint and paint thinner, to make other chemical substances, and to dissolve oils and waxes; it may form in tap water as a result of ozonation.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

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

Ranked by highest average 2-Hexanone level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Ledbetter Wsc
Ledbetter, TX
5281 of 11.2 ppb
(1.2 ppb)
2J B Mhp
Houston, TX
751 of 20.8 ppb
(0 to 1.6 ppb)
3Atascocita Village Mobile Home Park
Humble, TX
7011 of 20.6 ppb
(0 to 1.2 ppb)
4Bender Creek Apartments
Austin, TX
3121 of 20.6 ppb
(0 to 1.2 ppb)
5Lazy Acres Mobile Home Park
Baytown, TX
481 of 20.55 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
6Cedar Bayou Estates
Baytown, TX
601 of 20.55 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
7Fayette Wsc West
La Grange, TX
2,3901 of 40.53 ppb
(0 to 2.1 ppb)
8B & J Water Co
Bedias, TX
4501 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
9Mill Creek Estates
Magnolia, TX
2101 of 20.5 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)
10Deer Run
Spring, TX
3151 of 30.43 ppb
(0 to 1.3 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 2-Hexanone

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

Violation Summary for 2-Hexanone in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas