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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Benzo[b]fluoranthene

Huttig Waterworks

Benzo[b]fluoranthene 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.

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND40ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-1812110006401ND
2012-10-0212278006701ND
2013-06-1013164004201ND
2013-10-0813282000801ND
2014-01-1414016010607ND
2014-01-1414016010707ND
2014-04-2814121001801ND
2014-11-1814324007701ND
2015-05-2615148008101ND
2015-11-0415309004801ND
2017-11-0117306000601ND