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Iodomethane in Texas


Iodomethane is an industrial chemical with a wide range of applications, including manufacture of pharmaceuticals and fire extinguisher products; it is also used as a pesticide/herbicide and occurs naturally in seafood.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

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

Ranked by highest average Iodomethane level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1City of Mount Calm
Mount Calm, TX
4471 of 21 ppb
(0 to 2 ppb)
2Village of Surfside Beach
Freeport, TX
7131 of 50.04 ppb
(0 to 0.2 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Iodomethane

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

Violation Summary for Iodomethane in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas