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Trichlorofluoromethane

Northampton Bucks County Municipal Authority

Trichlorofluoromethane (Freon 11) is a refrigerant, solvent and aerosol propellant banned in 2000 under the Montreal Protocol because of its ozone-depleting properties. Freons can cause heart, nervous system and liver damage.

 

94

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND120ND
2014ND230ND
2015ND150ND
2016ND110ND
2017ND210ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1,300 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1,300 ppb for trichlorofluoromethane 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 harm to internal organs.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-28L4066896-1ND
2012-03-07L4061769-1ND
2012-05-23L4168750-1ND
2012-05-23L4168751-1ND
2012-06-06L3257952-3ND
2012-06-06L3257952-1ND
2012-06-06L3257952-2ND
2012-06-06L3257952-4ND
2012-08-16L4291049-1ND
2012-08-16L4291049-2ND
2012-11-15L4392086-2ND
2012-11-15L4392086-1ND
2013-03-05L3661861-2ND
2013-03-05L3661861-1ND
2013-05-14L2391330-1ND
2013-05-14L2286687-1ND
2013-07-02L1595500-2ND
2013-07-02L1595500-4ND
2013-07-02L1595500-1ND
2013-07-02L1595500-3ND
2013-08-08L4725530-1ND
2013-08-08L4725529-1ND
2013-11-19L4836093-1ND
2013-11-19L4836092-1ND
2014-02-25L4951918-1ND
2014-02-25L4951922-1ND
2014-05-20L4690565-1ND
2014-05-20L4799412-1ND
2014-07-17L5163463-13ND
2014-07-17L5163463-1ND
2014-07-17L5163463-2ND
2014-07-17L5163463-15ND
2014-07-17L5163463-3ND
2014-07-17L5163463-14ND
2014-07-17L5163463-4ND
2014-07-17L5163463-7ND
2014-07-17L5163463-6ND
2014-07-17L5163463-5ND
2014-07-17L5163463-12ND
2014-07-17L5163463-10ND
2014-07-17L5163463-11ND
2014-07-17L5163463-9ND
2014-07-17L5163463-8ND
2014-08-15L4359849-1ND
2014-08-15L4460454-1ND
2014-12-04L5352437-1ND
2014-12-04L5352436-1ND
2015-02-1012390455ND
2015-02-1012390401ND
2015-05-1112738403ND
2015-05-1112738457ND
2015-07-0913859292ND
2015-07-0913859346ND
2015-07-0913859400ND
2015-08-1913123799ND
2015-08-1913123853ND
2015-08-2813124374ND
2015-11-2013503393ND
2015-11-2013503339ND
2015-11-2013503555ND
2015-11-2013503501ND
2015-11-2013503447ND
2016-02-2313975128ND
2016-02-2313975075ND
2016-02-2313975022ND
2016-02-2313974969ND
2016-02-2313974916ND
2016-05-2414237877ND
2016-07-2114555688ND
2016-07-2114555740ND
2016-07-2114555636ND
2016-07-2114555584ND
2016-08-3014892480ND
2017-02-2715644144ND
2017-06-0716243933ND
2017-08-0116551792ND
2017-08-0116551740ND
2017-08-0116552052ND
2017-08-0116551844ND
2017-08-0116552000ND
2017-08-0116551948ND
2017-08-0116552104ND
2017-08-0116551896ND
2017-08-1716553026ND
2017-08-1716553078ND
2017-08-1716552974ND
2017-08-1716553130ND
2017-08-1716553234ND
2017-08-1716553182ND
2017-08-2416552894ND
2017-08-2416552790ND
2017-08-2416552738ND
2017-08-2416552686ND
2017-08-2416552842ND