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delta-BHC in Delaware


delta-BHC (benzene hexachloride) is an insecticide formerly used on fruit, vegetable and forest crops.

The Most Polluted Communities in Delaware

1 water utilities reported detecting delta-BHC in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average delta-BHC level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Artesian Water Company
Newark, DE
201,0001 of 83< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.02 ppb)

Health Based Limits for delta-BHC

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

Violation Summary for delta-BHC in Delaware

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Delaware