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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

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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.

 

13

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
2014ND60ND
2015ND60ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

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
2013-09-04LLE91779ND
2014-07-08LLF26467ND
2014-07-08LLF26468ND
2014-07-08LLF26469ND
2014-09-18LLF40060ND
2014-09-18LLF40061ND
2014-09-23LLF40059ND
2015-02-173188866ND
2015-02-173188875ND
2015-02-173188845ND
2015-08-133300684ND
2015-08-133300630ND
2015-08-133300653ND