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n-Propylbenzene in New York


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 New York

10 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
(Range)
1Collingwood Associates, L.P.
King Of Prussia, NY
3601 of 324 ppb
(0 to 72 ppb)
2Bedford Hills/Taconic Corr. Facilities
Bedford Hills, NY
1,1001 of 10.5 ppb
(0.5 ppb)
3Himrod Water District
Penn Yan, NY
801 of 20.25 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)
4Wild Oaks Water Company
Rockport, NY
8051 of 30.17 ppb
(0 to 0.5 ppb)
5Mcwa, Genesee West
Rochester, NY
8002 of 30.12 ppb
(0 to 0.24 ppb)
6Mechanicville City
Mechanicville, NY
8,0001 of 110.11 ppb
(0 to 1.2 ppb)
7Lake George Village
Lake George, NY
2,1601 of 140.11 ppb
(0 to 1.5 ppb)
8Croton-On-Hudson Village
Croton-on-the-hudson, NY
6,4601 of 40.05 ppb
(0 to 0.2 ppb)
9Harriman Village
Harriman, NY
3,6771 of 21< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.13 ppb)
10Hicksville Wd
Hicksville, NY
47,8101 of 187< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.05 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 New York

Data from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency includes the following violations of federal standards in New York since 2004

Violation TypeNumber of Violations
Failure to monitor regularly174