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o-Chlorotoluene in New Hampshire


o-Chlorotoluene is a solvent and a chemical intermediate used in production of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, synthetic rubber and dyes.

The Most Polluted Communities in New Hampshire

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

Ranked by highest average o-Chlorotoluene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Piermont Village School
NH
881 of 1< 0.01 ppb
(< .01 to 0.0027 ppb)

Health Based Limits for o-Chlorotoluene

StandardDescriptionLevel
Lifetime health-based limit, non-cancer riskConcentration of a chemical in drinking water that is not expected to cause any adverse, noncarcinogenic health effects for a lifetime of exposure. The Lifetime health-based limit (or Health Advisory, HA) is based on exposure for a a 70-kg adult consuming 2 liters of water per day. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.100 ppb
Drinking Water Equivalent LevelA lifetime exposure concentration protective of adverse, noncarcinogenic health effects, that assumes all of the exposure to a contaminant is from drinking water. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.700 ppb
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.2000 ppb
Children's health-based limit for 10-day exposureConcentration of a chemical in drinking water that is not expected to cause any adverse, noncarcinogenic effects for up to ten days of exposure. The Ten-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.2000 ppb

Violation Summary for o-Chlorotoluene in New Hampshire

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in New Hampshire