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RDX (hexahydro-1,3,5- trinitro-1,3,5-triazine)

Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) is a manufactured chemical widely used as an explosive in military and industrial applications.
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
17 days
Tests ConductedNumber of individual tests done for this contaminant
91 tests

Testing Summary

Health Limit
Legal Limit

Testing History

-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
RDX (hexahydro-1,3,5- trinitro-1,3,5-triazine)Hexahydro-1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazine (RDX) is a manufactured chemical widely used as an explosive in military and industrial applications.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 RDX (hexahydro-1,3,5- trinitro-1,3,5-triazine)

Health Based Limits for RDX (hexahydro-1,3,5- trinitro-1,3,5-triazine)

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 ppb220 ppb
2008-09-110 ppb110 ppb
2008-07-310 ppb550 ppb
2008-07-240 ppb880 ppb
2008-07-230 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-220 ppb770 ppb
2008-07-210 ppb550 ppb
2008-07-170 ppb770 ppb
2008-07-160 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-150 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-140 ppb440 ppb
2008-07-100 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-090 ppb660 ppb
2008-07-080 ppb550 ppb
2008-07-070 ppb550 ppb
2008-07-020 ppb550 ppb
2008-07-010 ppb770 ppb