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Methyl Acetate in Texas

Methyl acetate is used as a solvent in lacquers and cellulosic adhesives and in the production of dyes, perfumes and nail polish.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

2 water utilities reported detecting Methyl Acetate in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Methyl Acetate level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1City of Brady
Brady, TX
5,4331 of 12.6 ppb
(2.6 ppb)
2Brushy Creek Mud
Round Rock, TX
10,7431 of 12.5 ppb
(2.5 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Methyl Acetate

There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical

Violation Summary for Methyl Acetate in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas