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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Town of Luke / Newpage Luke Mill

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.

 

2

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
20170.710 ppb110.710 ppb
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-04-080010019_01_04476ND
2017-04-26E170042610030.710 ppb