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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

Cedar Rapids Water Department

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.

 

22

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND100ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

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 Lab ID Result
2012-05-091902635ND
2012-05-091902637ND
2012-10-311943771ND
2012-10-311943769ND
2013-02-133B14016-01AMND
2013-02-133B14016-04AMND
2013-05-223E23046-01AND
2013-05-223E23046-02AND
2013-08-213H22042-03AND
2013-08-213H22042-01AND
2013-09-102005694ND
2013-09-102005696ND
2013-11-203K21099-01AND
2013-11-203K21099-03AND
2014-10-082085398ND
2014-10-082085401ND
2015-10-06OE302405ND
2015-10-06OE302401ND
2016-10-17OE441633ND
2016-10-17OE441634ND
2017-11-20OE592396ND
2017-11-20OE592397ND