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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Benzo[a]anthracene

Naval Station, Newport

Benzo[a]anthracene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, or PAH, released from combustion of fossil fuels and waste incinerators. PAHs increase the risk of cancer; damage the immune, nervous and reproductive systems; and can harm developing fetuses.

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND70ND
2013ND80ND
2014ND220ND
2015ND110ND
20160.00714 ppb141ND - 0.1000 ppb
20170.0167 ppb303ND - 0.300 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result