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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Iodomethane

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Iodomethane (methyl iodide) is an industrial chemical and soil fumigant. It is not allowed for use in California due to the harm it poses to human health.

2015-2017:

FOUND

1

states detected

3

utilities detected

5,462

people served

Health concerns for iodomethane

Harm to the central nervous system

Skin, eye and lung irritation

States reporting iodomethane in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
Texas35,462
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LESS

Utilities with the highest amounts of iodomethane, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
J & R Mobile Home ParkBastrop, TX1 of 31.87 ppb30
Choice Water Supply CorporationCenter, TX1 of 60.0917 ppb986
Western Cass Water Supply CorporationLinden, TX1 of 200.0322 ppb4,446
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served