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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Pentachlorophenol

Kingman Municipal Water

Pentachlorophenol is a carcinogenic chemical used as a wood preservative. It harms developing fetuses, and causes immune suppression and hormone disruption.

 

37

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND150ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20150.00739 ppb132ND - 0.0480 ppb
20160.0347 ppb64ND - 0.0550 ppb
20170.0537 ppb32ND - 0.0900 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.3 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.3 ppb for pentachlorophenol 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.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 1 ppb

The legal limit for pentachlorophenol, established in 1991, was based on analytical detection limits at the time that the standard was set.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-13PVB1003-06ND
2012-02-13PVB1003-05ND
2012-02-13PVB1003-04ND
2012-02-13PVB1003-03ND
2012-02-13PVB1003-02ND
2012-02-13PVB1003-01ND
2012-07-09PVG0619-02SND
2012-07-09PVG0619-01ND
2012-07-09PVG0619-01SND
2012-07-09PVG0619-02ND
2012-07-09PVG0619-03ND
2012-07-09PVG0619-03SND
2012-08-26PVH2032-03ND
2012-08-26PVH2032-02ND
2012-08-26PVH2032-01ND
2015-02-09550-39973-1ND
2015-02-09550-39972-1ND
2015-02-09550-39970-1ND
2015-02-17550-40405-1ND
2015-02-17550-40404-1ND
2015-02-17550-40403-1ND
2015-08-17550-49709-1ND
2015-08-17550-49708-1ND
2015-08-17550-49707-10.0480 ppb
2015-08-17550-49706-1ND
2015-08-17550-49705-1ND
2015-08-17550-49703-1ND
2015-10-26550-53351-10.0480 ppb
2016-01-11550-57176-20.0550 ppb
2016-02-16550-59042-1ND
2016-04-12550-61929-20.0500 ppb
2016-07-12550-66387-20.0550 ppb
2016-07-12550-66385-1SND
2016-10-24550-71828-20.0480 ppb
2017-01-30550-76698-20.0710 ppb
2017-04-1036723390.0900 ppb
2017-07-11550-85937-2ND