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Benzo[g,h,i]perylene

La Puente Valley County Water District

Benzo[g,h,i]perylene 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.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012ND10ND
2013ND20ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-11-159588-013-1250ND
2013-07-259588-013-1645ND
2013-07-269588-013-1430ND
2015-07-299588-013-1237ND