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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

Wallington Water Department

NOTE: Wallington Water Department purchases water from Passaic Valley Water Commission which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichloropropane. Sample information shown below was taken by Passaic Valley Water Commission.

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.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
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

NOTE: Wallington Water Department purchases water from Passaic Valley Water Commission which is required to test for 1,2,3-trichloropropane. Sample information shown below was taken by Passaic Valley Water Commission.

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-11AB12854HZND
2012-04-04AB16312HZND
2012-07-11AB21401HZND
2012-10-03AB25516HZND
2013-01-02AB29002HZND
2013-04-03AB33266HZND
2013-07-10AB38343HZND
2013-07-17201307180604AMND
2013-10-02AB42040HZND
2013-10-08201310090267AMND
2014-01-07201401080432AMND
2014-04-09201404100758AMND