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Pentanal in Texas

Pentanal is a volatile synthetic chemical used in the production of synthetic resins; it is emitted in effluent from chemical plants.

The Most Polluted Communities in Texas

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

Ranked by highest average Pentanal level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Timberlane Utility District
Houston, TX
10,5031 of 11.2 ppb
(1.2 ppb)
2East Cedar Creek Fwsd Brookshire
Mabank, TX
9,6991 of 11.1 ppb
(1.1 ppb)
3Bilma Pud
Spring, TX
2,8861 of 11.1 ppb
(1.1 ppb)
4Northwest Harris County Mud 23
Spring, TX
3,2761 of 11.1 ppb
(1.1 ppb)
5E J Water Co
Kilgore, TX
4321 of 11.1 ppb
(1.1 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Pentanal

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

Violation Summary for Pentanal in Texas

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in Texas