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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in Alaska


1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene is a chemical intermediate, industrial solvent, and component of gasoline, coal tar and petroleum products.

The Most Polluted Communities in Alaska

4 water utilities reported detecting 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Nunapitchuk Water System
Nunapitchuk, AK
4711 of 10.7 ppb
(0.7 ppb)
2Nome Joint Utility System
Nome, AK
4,5501 of 10.7 ppb
(0.7 ppb)
3Kaltag Public Water System
Kaltag, AK
2401 of 20.6 ppb
(0 to 1.2 ppb)
4Unalaska Water System
Unalaska, AK
9,2001 of 30.06 ppb
(0 to 0.19 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene

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

Violation Summary for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in Alaska

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Alaska