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n-Butylbenzene in North Carolina


n-Butylbenzene is an intermediate for chemical manufacturing and a raw material for liquid crystals.

The Most Polluted Communities in North Carolina

6 water utilities reported detecting n-Butylbenzene in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average n-Butylbenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Woodbridge S/D
Mt Airy, NC
2721 of 100.18 ppb
(0 to 1.8 ppb)
2Providence North S/D
Stokesdale, NC
761 of 90.07 ppb
(0 to 0.6 ppb)
3Wakefield S/D
Raleigh, NC
3831 of 160.06 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)
4Middle Creek Master
Garner, NC
6811 of 160.06 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)
5Roseland Heights S/D
Mooresville, NC
461 of 70.04 ppb
(0 to 0.3 ppb)
6Farm Water System (The)
Mt Airy, NC
1021 of 80.04 ppb
(0 to 0.3 ppb)

Health Based Limits for n-Butylbenzene

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

Violation Summary for n-Butylbenzene 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