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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

NJ American Water - Atlantic County

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.

 

28

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
2014ND240ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND30ND
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
2013-07-09L4684494-1504ND
2014-01-1424543801ND
2014-01-1424539901ND
2014-01-1424540001ND
2014-01-1424539801ND
2014-01-1524543901ND
2014-01-1524540401ND
2014-01-1524540201ND
2014-01-1524540101ND
2014-01-2924540301ND
2014-07-0126171801ND
2014-07-0126177101ND
2014-07-0126171601ND
2014-07-0726171201ND
2014-07-0726171301ND
2014-07-0826177001ND
2014-07-0826171901ND
2014-07-0826176901ND
2014-07-0926171401ND
2014-07-0926176801ND
2014-07-0926170601ND
2014-07-1526172101ND
2014-07-1526170701ND
2014-07-1626171501ND
2014-08-0526170801ND
2016-09-296092917-02ND
2016-09-296092917-01ND
2016-10-206102012-01ND