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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in New York

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

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

16 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
1Collingwood Associates, L.P.
King Of Prussia, NY
3601 of 314.67 ppb
(0 to 44 ppb)
2Cedar Hollow Mobile Home Park
Wappingers Falls, NY
2001 of 14.4 ppb
(4.4 ppb)
3Ennis Parc
Pleasant Valley, NY
1752 of 20.96 ppb
(0.51 to 1.4 ppb)
4Mechanicville City
Mechanicville, NY
8,0001 of 110.87 ppb
(0 to 9.6 ppb)
5Hammondsport Village
Hammondsport, NY
9291 of 30.8 ppb
(0 to 2.4 ppb)
6Great Meadow/Washington Corr. Facilities
Comstock, NY
3,1001 of 90.7 ppb
(0 to 6.3 ppb)
7Lake George Village
Lake George, NY
2,1602 of 140.62 ppb
(0 to 6 ppb)
8Bedford Hills/Taconic Corr. Facilities
Bedford Hills, NY
1,1001 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
9Warrensburg Water District
Warrensburg, NY
3,5001 of 130.28 ppb
(0 to 3.7 ppb)
10Hinsdale Town Water District
Hinsdale, NY
3502 of 40.18 ppb
(0 to 0.4 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 New York

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

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly174