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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

City of El Mirage

1,2,3-Trichloropropane is a potent carcinogen that contaminates drinking water in agricultural regions where it was historically used as soil fumigant. Click here to read more about carcinogenic VOCs.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND90ND
2015ND80ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.0007 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0007 ppb for 1,2,3-trichloropropane was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-08-223090441ND
2014-08-223090450ND
2014-08-223090430ND
2014-08-223090421ND
2014-08-223090387ND
2014-08-223090482ND
2014-08-223090473ND
2014-08-223090412ND
2014-08-223090397ND
2015-02-233193189ND
2015-02-233193488ND
2015-02-233193470ND
2015-02-233193479ND
2015-02-233193180ND
2015-02-233193134ND
2015-02-233193125ND
2015-02-233193160ND