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1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene in Alabama


1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene is a solvent and an intermediate for chemical manufacturing that was used historically as an insecticide for termite control.

The Most Polluted Communities in Alabama

1 water utilities reported detecting 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Scottsboro Water Works
Scottsboro, AL
20,9611 of 40.23 ppb
(0 to 0.93 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for 1,2,3-Trichlorobenzene in Alabama

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

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly4