Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

1,2,3-Trichloropropane

City of Brighton

1,2,3-Trichloropropane is a potent carcinogen that contaminates drinking water in agricultural regions where it was historically used as soil fumigant. Click here to read more about carcinogenic VOCs.

 

28

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND70ND
2013ND110ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND40ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.0007 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0007 ppb for 1,2,3-trichloropropane 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.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2012-02-27ND
2012-05-09ND
2012-06-29ND
2012-08-16ND
2012-09-17ND
2012-09-17ND
2012-10-16ND
2013-03-18ND
2013-03-18ND
2013-03-18ND
2013-04-12ND
2013-04-12ND
2013-05-13ND
2013-05-13ND
2013-06-12ND
2013-07-08ND
2013-07-08ND
2013-09-30ND
2014-07-22ND
2014-07-22ND
2014-07-22ND
2014-10-15ND
2014-10-15ND
2014-10-15ND
2015-01-26ND
2015-01-26ND
2015-05-27ND
2015-05-27ND