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1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene in Alaska


1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene is a gasoline hydrocarbon and industrial chemical used in building materials, furnishings and chemical manufacturing. [read more]

The Most Polluted Communities in Alaska

1 water utilities reported detecting 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Kaltag Public Water System
Kaltag, AK
2401 of 20.5 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene

StandardDescriptionLevel
Children's health-based limit for 1-day exposureConcentration of a chemical in drinking water that is not expected to cause any adverse, noncarcinogenic health effects for up to one day of exposure. The One-Day health-based limit (or Health Advisory, HA) is typically set to protect a 10-kg child consuming 1 liter of water per day. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.10000 ppb

Violation Summary for 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene in Alaska

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Alaska