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1,1-Dichloropropanone in New Jersey


1,1-Dichloropropanone is an unregulated byproduct of tap water disinfection that forms when chlorine, chloramines or other disinfectants react with organic and inorganic matter in water.

The Most Polluted Communities in New Jersey

3 water utilities reported detecting 1,1-Dichloropropanone in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average 1,1-Dichloropropanone level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1South River W Dept
South River, NJ
14,0001 of 30.83 ppb
(0 to 2.5 ppb)
2South Brunswick Twp W Di
South Brunswick Twp, NJ
35,0002 of 140.68 ppb
(0 to 5.5 ppb)
3New Jersey American - Elizabethtown
Plainfield, NJ
609,3871 of 100.5 ppb
(0 to 5 ppb)

Health Based Limits for 1,1-Dichloropropanone

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

Violation Summary for 1,1-Dichloropropanone in New Jersey

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Jersey