National Drinking Water Database
Dover Water Department Utilities - Dover, DE
Serves 38,000 people
Di-n-octylphthalateDi-n-octylphthalate is a synthetic chemical used to keep plastics soft or more flexible; it is found in diverse industrial and consumer products that range from cosmetics to pesticides.
Testing History-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
|Di-n-octylphthalateDi-n-octylphthalate is a synthetic chemical used to keep plastics soft or more flexible; it is found in diverse industrial and consumer products that range from cosmetics to pesticides.||0 ppb|
|No||Legal 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 Di-n-octylphthalate
Health Based Limits for Di-n-octylphthalate
There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2004-01-27||0 ppb||1||1||0 ppb|
|2004-01-19||0 ppb||1||1||0 ppb|
|2004-01-09||0 ppb||1||1||0 ppb|