National Drinking Water Database
Harris County Mud 44 Utilities - Houston, TX
Serves 2,277 people
ButaneButane is a component of natural gas as well as aerosols and lighter fuel, and is used as an extraction agent in the food processing industry.
Testing History-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
|ButaneButane is a component of natural gas as well as aerosols and lighter fuel, and is used as an extraction agent in the food processing industry.||23.3 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 Butane
Health Based Limits for Butane
There are no health based standards that EWG is using for this chemical
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2006-02-28||44 ppb||1||0||44 ppb|
|2004-03-17||2.6 ppb||1||0||2.6 ppb|