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Di(2-ethylhexyl) adipate

City of Surprise - Mountain Vista

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.

 

91

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND160ND
2013ND160ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND120ND
2016ND170ND
2017ND140ND

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
2012-01-262012012-04SND
2012-01-262012012-03SND
2012-01-262012012-02SND
2012-01-262012012-01SND
2012-04-252042001-01SND
2012-04-252042000-01SND
2012-04-252041999-01SND
2012-04-252041994-01SND
2012-08-152081291-01SND
2012-08-152081287-01SND
2012-08-162081359-01SND
2012-09-042090143-01SND
2012-11-142111028-01SND
2012-11-142111027-01SND
2012-11-142111026-01SND
2012-11-142111024-01SND
2013-01-233011767-04ND
2013-01-233011767-03ND
2013-01-233011767-02ND
2013-01-233011767-01ND
2013-04-243041986-01SND
2013-04-243041985-01SND
2013-04-243041987-01SND
2013-04-243041989-01SND
2013-07-163071369-01SND
2013-07-163071367-01SND
2013-07-163071366-01SND
2013-07-163071362-01SND
2013-10-173101633-01ND
2013-10-173101632-01ND
2013-10-173101631-01ND
2013-10-173101630-01ND
2014-01-224011817-04SND
2014-01-224011817-01SND
2014-01-224011817-02SND
2014-01-224011817-03SND
2014-04-224041931-01ND
2014-04-224041930-01ND
2014-04-224041927-01ND
2014-04-234041928-01ND
2014-07-304072667-01SND
2014-07-304072665-01SND
2014-07-304072658-01SND
2014-07-304072656-01SND
2014-10-284102394-01SND
2014-10-284102393-01SND
2014-10-284102387-01ND
2014-10-294102491-01SND
2015-01-215011694-04ND
2015-04-205041746-01SND
2015-04-205041743-01SND
2015-04-205041742-01ND
2015-04-205041741-01ND
2015-07-285072564-01SND
2015-07-295072676-01SND
2015-07-295072682-01SND
2015-07-305072799-02SND
2015-10-125101379-01SND
2015-10-125101373-01ND
2015-10-125101369-01ND
2016-01-256012035-04TND
2016-01-256012035-03TND
2016-01-256012035-03SND
2016-01-256012035-02TND
2016-01-256012035-01TND
2016-04-266042223-01SND
2016-04-266042222-01SND
2016-04-266042226-01SND
2016-04-266042227-01SND
2016-07-266072329-01SND
2016-07-266072325-01SND
2016-07-266072323-01SND
2016-07-266072321-01SND
2016-10-246102137-01SND
2016-10-246102135-01SOCND
2016-10-246102133-01SND
2016-10-246102131-01SND
2017-01-307012591-04SND
2017-01-307012591-01SND
2017-01-307012591-02SND
2017-01-307012591-03SND
2017-04-207041996-01SOCND
2017-04-207041995-01SOCND
2017-04-207041987-01SOCND
2017-07-197071806-01SOCND
2017-07-197071805-01SOCND
2017-07-197071804-01SOCND
2017-07-197071802-01SOCND
2017-10-117101207-03SOCND
2017-10-117101207-04SOCND
2017-10-117101207-02SOCND