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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene in Virginia


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

The Most Polluted Communities in Virginia

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)
1Knoll Woods/Ivy Acres
Moneta, VA
2501 of 70.13 ppb
(0 to 0.9 ppb)
2Appomattox River Water Authority
Petersburg, VA
251 of 190.01 ppb
(0 to 0.23 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 Virginia

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Virginia