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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Parker Little River Water System

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
2012ND30ND
20131.54 ppb43ND - 3.20 ppb
20140.238 ppb41ND - 0.950 ppb
20150.925 ppb41ND - 3.70 ppb
20162.10 ppb112.10 ppb
20171.30 ppb111.30 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-04AH56029ND
2012-07-17AH70104ND
2012-10-16AH81880ND
2013-03-12AH905792.20 ppb
2013-05-02AI00341ND
2013-08-06AI092760.770 ppb
2013-10-07AI199993.20 ppb
2014-01-09AI262200.950 ppb
2014-04-08AI37323ND
2014-07-09AI45160ND
2014-10-07AI56845ND
2015-01-23AI63333ND
2015-04-10AI74597ND
2015-07-10AI824893.70 ppb
2015-10-12AI92660ND
2016-02-10AJ062252.10 ppb
2017-05-11AJ552381.30 ppb