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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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p-Isopropyltoluene

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

p-Isopropyltoluene is a volatile solvent derived from coal distillation and petrochemical processing.

2015-2017:

FOUND

4

states detected

6

utilities detected

9,858

people served

Health concerns for p-isopropyltoluene

Harm to the central nervous system

States reporting p-isopropyltoluene in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Ohio16,400
New Hampshire11,750
Missouri31,673
Wisconsin135
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Filtering technologies that reduce p-isopropyltoluene

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of p-isopropyltoluene, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
52nd Ave Water GroupKenosha, WI2 of 21.51 ppb35
Cape Girardeau County Public Water Supply District 4Gordonville, MO1 of 21.03 ppb1,575
Friendship Hills SubdStockton, MO1 of 10.529 ppb35
Sweetwater Beach SubdivisionEagle Rock, MO1 of 10.520 ppb63
Alton Water WorksAlton, NH2 of 60.517 ppb1,750
Milford City Public Water SystemMilford, OH1 of 190.0263 ppb6,400
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served