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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

NJ American Water - Western

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.

 

34

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

2

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.00212 ppb332ND - 0.0400 ppb
2014ND10ND
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

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-0121871901ND
2013-05-0121873501ND
2013-05-0221872301ND
2013-05-0221872901ND
2013-05-0621874301ND
2013-05-0821872501ND
2013-05-0821873301ND
2013-05-0921873701ND
2013-05-1321873901ND
2013-05-1321872701ND
2013-05-16218721010.0400 ppb
2013-06-0621875101ND
2013-06-1721874501ND
2013-06-1921871701ND
2013-07-0121874901ND
2013-07-2421874701ND
2013-08-1923160401ND
2013-08-2323490401ND
2013-08-2323491001ND
2013-08-2323490801ND
2013-08-3023490601ND
2013-09-0623490201ND
2013-10-1123875801ND
2013-11-0423874401ND
2013-11-0423876601ND
2013-11-0423876001ND
2013-11-0623874801ND
2013-11-0623875001ND
2013-11-0623876201ND
2013-11-0823875201ND
2013-11-0823876401ND
2013-11-0823875601ND
2013-11-13238733010.0300 ppb
2014-02-0524727501ND