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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
(Range)
1Ram Printing
NH
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

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 New Hampshire

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Hampshire