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1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene is a chemical intermediate, industrial solvent, and component of gasoline, coal tar and petroleum products.
This Drinking Water System
Test Days Exceeding Health GuidelinesDefinition of what this is
0 days
Test Days Exceeding Legal LimitsNumber of days in which the samples taken in that day exceed the Maximum Contaminant Level (Depending on the contaminant and its MCL, that may or may not trigger an MCL violation. Some MCLs are based on averages spanning several months to a year)
0 days
Test DaysNumber of days in which this chemical has reported results in the data we received from the State
22 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
75 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene is a chemical intermediate, industrial solvent, and component of gasoline, coal tar and petroleum products.0 ppb
0 ppb
NoLegal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.
NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.

Health Based and Legal Limits for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene

Health Based Limits for 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene

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

Testing Results

Testing DateAverage
Samples taken that dayNumber of Non-DetectsRange of Results
2008-10-090 ppb110 ppb
2008-10-080 ppb330 ppb
2007-10-190 ppb110 ppb
2007-10-170 ppb330 ppb
2007-10-160 ppb110 ppb
2007-06-260 ppb110 ppb
2006-11-280 ppb110 ppb
2006-11-250 ppb110 ppb
2006-11-240 ppb330 ppb
2006-11-210 ppb770 ppb
2006-11-200 ppb440 ppb
2006-11-150 ppb660 ppb
2006-11-140 ppb770 ppb
2006-11-130 ppb220 ppb
2006-08-140 ppb220 ppb
2005-10-110 ppb110 ppb
2004-11-160 ppb550 ppb
2004-11-020 ppb550 ppb
2004-10-130 ppb550 ppb
2004-10-120 ppb660 ppb
2004-10-110 ppb660 ppb
2004-10-100 ppb440 ppb