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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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND20ND
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND60ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 0.0007 ppb

The 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
2010-01-18AB12284ND
2010-01-18AB12285ND
2013-01-15AB90038ND
2013-01-15AB90039ND
2013-03-183586865001AMND
2013-03-183586865003AMND
2013-10-1435112089001AMND
2013-10-1435112089003AMND