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1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene in Wisconsin

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 Wisconsin

4 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
1Freedom Sanitary District
Kaukauna, WI
1,0001 of 120 ppb
(20 ppb)
2Menards Midwest Mfg Admin Bldg
Eau Claire, WI
1002 of 22.2 ppb
(1 to 3.4 ppb)
3Milk Specialties Co
Boscobel, WI
681 of 10.46 ppb
(0.46 ppb)
4Lakeside Foods
Eden, WI
1351 of 10.26 ppb
(0.26 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 Wisconsin

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Wisconsin