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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in North Carolina


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

The Most Polluted Communities in North Carolina

8 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)
1Monticello Estates
Greensboro, NC
19110 of 141.49 ppb
(0 to 3.4 ppb)
2Woodbridge S/D
Mt Airy, NC
2722 of 101.13 ppb
(0 to 10 ppb)
3Barclay Downs S/D
Knightdale, NC
3121 of 40.7 ppb
(0 to 2.8 ppb)
4Town of White Lake
White Lake, NC
2,5001 of 40.55 ppb
(0 to 2.2 ppb)
5Providence North S/D
Stokesdale, NC
761 of 90.54 ppb
(0 to 4.9 ppb)
6Roseland Heights S/D
Mooresville, NC
461 of 70.34 ppb
(0 to 2.35 ppb)
7Five Oaks S/D
Bethlehem, NC
994 of 130.26 ppb
(0 to 1.55 ppb)
8Dove Meadows S/D
Gastonia, NC
411 of 130.06 ppb
(0 to 0.8 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 North Carolina

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

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly65