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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

South Huntington Water Department

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.

 

18

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
2013ND40ND
2014ND70ND
20150.0160 ppb72ND - 0.0580 ppb
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
2013-11-1990027ND
2013-11-1978156ND
2013-11-2078142ND
2013-11-2078137ND
2014-04-1578121 042014ND
2014-05-12UCMR3 EP013ND
2014-05-12UCMR3 EP012ND
2014-05-12UCMR3 EP016ND
2014-05-14UCMR3 EP007ND
2014-05-1478137 05/14/2014ND
2014-05-16UCMR3 EP015ND
2015-01-2378132 012015ND
2015-01-2378148 0120150.0540 ppb
2015-01-2678152 012015ND
2015-04-2378130 42015ND
2015-07-2778148 720150.0580 ppb
2015-07-2778132 72015ND
2015-10-2178130 1015ND