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n-Butylbenzene in New York

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

The Most Polluted Communities in New York

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
1Cedar Hollow Mobile Home Park
Wappingers Falls, NY
2002 of 212.25 ppb
(0.5 to 24 ppb)
2Collingwood Associates, L.P.
King Of Prussia, NY
3601 of 31.13 ppb
(0 to 3.4 ppb)
3Baker Apartments
341 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
4Bedford Hills/Taconic Corr. Facilities
Bedford Hills, NY
1,1001 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
5Wild Oaks Water Company
Rockport, NY
8051 of 30.17 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)
6Mcwa, Genesee West
Rochester, NY
8002 of 30.14 ppb
(0 to 0.28 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 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