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Di-n-butylphthalate in Missouri

Di-n-butylphthalate is an industrial solvent or additive used in many consumer products such as nail polish, cosmetics, some printing inks, pharmaceutical coatings, cleaning products and insecticides. [read more]

The Most Polluted Communities in Missouri

15 water utilities reported detecting Di-n-butylphthalate 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-butylphthalate level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
Henrietta, MO
4921 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00273 ppb)
Leeton, MO
6201 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00263 ppb)
3Ozark Villa AT Shell Knob
Shell Knob, MO
961 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00218 ppb)
4Sunset Mhp
1021 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00183 ppb)
5Mira Monte Subdivision
Kimberling City, MO
501 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00178 ppb)
6Ozark Center Turn Around Ranch
Joplin, MO
601 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00153 ppb)
7Chillicothe Municipal Utilites
Chillicothe, MO
8,8001 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00152 ppb)
8Watkins Subdivision
Camdenton, MO
311 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00148 ppb)
9Knob Noster
Knob Noster, MO
2,3501 of 2< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00221 ppb)
10Tonys Point
Gravois Mills, MO
321 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.00107 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Di-n-butylphthalate

Health-Based Screening LevelA benchmark concentration of contaminants in water that may be of potential concern for human health, if exceeded. For noncarcinogens, the HBSL represents the contaminant concentration in drinking water that is not expected to cause any adverse effects over a lifetime of exposure. For carcinogens, the HBSL range represents the contaminant concentration in drinking water that corresponds to an excess estimated lifetime cancer risk of 1 chance in 1 million to 1 chance in 10 thousand. Source: U.S. Geological Survey.700 ppb
EPA Human Health Water Quality CriteriaWater quality criteria set by the US EPA provide guidance for states and tribes authorized to establish water quality standards under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to protect human health. These are non-enforceable standards based upon exposure by both drinking water and the contribution of water contamination to other consumed foods. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.2000 ppb
Drinking Water Equivalent LevelA lifetime exposure concentration protective of adverse, noncarcinogenic health effects, that assumes all of the exposure to a contaminant is from drinking water. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.4000 ppb

Violation Summary for Di-n-butylphthalate in Missouri

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Missouri