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1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene in New Hampshire

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 New Hampshire

3 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
1Ram Printing
611 of 11.6 ppb
(1.6 ppb)
2Livermore Mobile Home Village
Holderness, NH
2001 of 4< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.0006 ppb)
3Rosebrook Water Co Inc
Carroll, NH
1,3031 of 6< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.0007 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene

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 New Hampshire

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Hampshire