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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in Maine

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

The Most Polluted Communities in Maine

3 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
1St Francis Water District
St Francis, ME
801 of 70.23 ppb
(0 to 1.6 ppb)
2Aqua Maine,inc. Skowhegan Division
Rockport, ME
5,9531 of 50.22 ppb
(0 to 1.1 ppb)
3Charter Oak Mobile Home Villag
Grants Pass, ME
1001 of 190.06 ppb
(0 to 1.2 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 Maine

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in Maine since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly13