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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Isopropylbenzene

Newark Water Department

Isopropylbenzene, also called cumene, is an intermediate in industrial chemical production, and is also used as a thinner for paints and enamels. The National Toxicology Program classifies isopropylbenzene as a "reasonably anticipated" human carcinogen.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-100005939-01ND
2013-09-120013036-01ND
2014-09-09JB75992-1ND
2016-09-01360901006ND
2017-09-06370906027ND