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n-Propylbenzene in California

n-Propylbenzene is a solvent used in textile dyeing and printing, a pollutant from asphalt and landfill leachate, and a constituent of petroleum and coal.

The Most Polluted Communities in California

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

Ranked by highest average n-Propylbenzene level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
1Mossdale Mobile Home Park
Lathrop, CA
1001 of 50.11 ppb
(0 to 0.54 ppb)
2Olivehurst Public U.D.
Olivehurst, CA
9,2381 of 110.09 ppb
(0 to 1 ppb)
3Travis Air Force Base
Travis Afb, CA
11,5451 of 110.05 ppb
(0 to 0.52 ppb)
4Beverly Hills-City, Water Dept.
Beverly Hills, CA
44,2901 of 160.01 ppb
(0 to 0.23 ppb)
5Calam - Parkway
Sacramento, CA
43,9961 of 107< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.4 ppb)

Health Based Limits for n-Propylbenzene

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

Violation Summary for n-Propylbenzene in California

There are no violations reported for this contaminant in California