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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in Massachusetts


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

The Most Polluted Communities in Massachusetts

2 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)
1Raynham Center Water District
Raynham, MA
8,0002 of 40.28 ppb
(0 to 0.6 ppb)
2Sterling Water Department
Sterling, MA
7,0661 of 70.07 ppb
(0 to 0.47 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 Massachusetts

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Massachusetts