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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities

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.

 

7

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-232012-05-23--524_ND
2012-05-232012-05-23--525&ND
2013-05-15MAY-13-OCND
2013-05-15MAY-13-VOCND
2014-05-13MAY-2014-VOCND
2014-05-13MAY-14-SOCND
2016-05-17MAY-16-VOC-524ND