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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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butylated hydroxyanisole

Southeastern Water Assoc/Nelson Valley

NOTE: Southeastern Water Assoc/Nelson Valley purchases water from Somerset Water Service which is required to test for butylated hydroxyanisole . Sample information shown below was taken by Somerset Water Service.

Butylated hydroxyanisole, or BHA, is used as a food preservative. The chemical is considered a possible human carcinogen and classified by the European Union as an endocrine disruptor.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND30ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Southeastern Water Assoc/Nelson Valley purchases water from Somerset Water Service which is required to test for butylated hydroxyanisole . Sample information shown below was taken by Somerset Water Service.

Date Lab ID Result
2019-03-1143306801ND
2019-06-1044345001ND
2019-09-0946338101ND
2019-12-0947506101ND