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4-Methyl-2-pentanone in New Jersey


4-Methyl-2-pentanone is an industrial chemical used as a solvent and an intermediate in the manufacturing of other chemicals.

The Most Polluted Communities in New Jersey

2 water utilities reported detecting 4-Methyl-2-pentanone in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average 4-Methyl-2-pentanone level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Long Beach Twp WD Holgat
Brant Beach, NJ
2,0002 of 30.85 ppb
(0 to 1.35 ppb)
2South River W Dept
South River, NJ
14,0001 of 30.83 ppb
(0 to 2.5 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 4-Methyl-2-pentanone

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

Violation Summary for 4-Methyl-2-pentanone in New Jersey

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Jersey