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PCB 1262 in New York

PCB 1262 is a member of the polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) group of industrial chemicals used as dielectrics, coolants and lubricants in electrical equipment. PCBs contaminate water by leaching from landfills or other waste deposits.

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

1 water utilities reported detecting PCB 1262 in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average PCB 1262 level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Waterford Water Works
Waterford, NY
12,0001 of 10.02 ppb
(0.02 ppb)

Health Based Limits for PCB 1262

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

Violation Summary for PCB 1262 in New York

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New York