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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Beverly Hills Water Department

Naphthalene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, or PAH, released from combustion of fossil fuels and waste incinerators, and also used as a moth repellent. PAHs increase the risk of cancer; damage the immune, nervous and reproductive systems; and can harm developing fetuses.

 

17

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND40ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-11-089469-012-0440ND
2012-11-089469-014-0415ND
2012-11-089469-015-0345ND
2012-12-319469-013-1000ND
2013-11-079469-014-0010ND
2013-11-079469-012-0115ND
2013-11-079469-015-0245ND
2013-11-079469-013-0045ND
2014-11-139469-014-0945ND
2014-11-139469-013-0920ND
2014-11-139469-015-0812ND
2014-11-139469-012-0850ND
2016-11-219469-015-1019ND
2016-11-219469-014-1002ND
2016-11-219469-013-0947ND
2016-11-219469-012-0924ND
2017-10-129469-014-0805ND