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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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m-Xylene

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Xylenes are solvents used in industrial and consumer products, such as cleaning agents and paint thinners. Xylenes cause nervous system damage and may harm developing fetuses.

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Filtering technologies that reduce m-xylene

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of m-xylene,

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