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Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate

City of Scottsdale

Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate is used in PVC plastic, plastic wrap and other consumer products. It is released as a pollutant from industrial sources and sewage treatment plants. In studies of laboratory animals, di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate can harm fetal development.

 

55

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
2014ND290ND
2015ND50ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND190ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 200 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 200 ppb for di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate 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 harm to internal organs.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 400 ppb

The legal limit for di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-02-124021496-01ND
2014-02-26AB46248ND
2014-02-26AB46247ND
2014-02-26AB46246ND
2014-02-26AB46245ND
2014-02-264022124-04ND
2014-02-264022124-03ND
2014-03-134031189-01SND
2014-03-174031528-01ND
2014-03-184031529-01SND
2014-03-194031630-01ND
2014-03-20AB46813ND
2014-03-20AB46812ND
2014-04-024040226-02ND
2014-04-024040226-01ND
2014-06-034060399-01ND
2014-08-054080531-01ND
2014-08-054080529-01ND
2014-08-054080527-01ND
2014-08-074080785-03ND
2014-08-074080785-02ND
2014-08-074080785-01ND
2014-08-144081396-01ND
2014-08-214081971-01ND
2014-08-264082445-01ND
2014-08-274082450-01ND
2014-11-10201411100040SND
2014-12-044120615-01ND
2014-12-114121190-01ND
2015-01-135011106-02ND
2015-01-265012122-01ND
2015-02-045020551-01ND
2015-06-15201506150242SND
2015-07-28201507290355SND
2016-02-186022242-01ND
2016-02-226022243-01ND
2017-01-23201701230480SND
2017-01-31201701310419SND
2017-03-13201703130443SND
2017-04-11201704121085SND
2017-04-18201704180733SND
2017-05-03201705030393SND
2017-05-03201705030386SND
2017-05-11201705110565SND
2017-05-25AB75560SOCND
2017-08-10AB77938ND
2017-10-04AB79506SOCND
2017-10-10AB79627SOCND
2017-10-10AB79620ND
2017-11-01201711030277SND
2017-11-01201711030275SND
2017-11-09201711090343SND
2017-11-27201711280176SND
2017-11-29201711290299SND
2017-11-30201711300204SND