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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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4-Androstene-3,17-dione

Philadelphia Water Department

Human sex hormones are sometimes detected at low concentrations in drinking water. There are no current health guidelines to determine whether these exposures are safe, or if they could pose a risk to human health.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND60ND
20140.113 ppt62ND - 0.360 ppt
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppt = parts per trillion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-08K1304429-003SSND
2013-05-08K1304429-005SSND
2013-05-08K1304429-001SSND
2013-08-05K1308152-003SSND
2013-08-05K1308152-001SSND
2013-10-243J29017-01ND
2014-01-314B05109-03ND
2014-02-04201402060553SSND
2014-02-26201402270281SS0.320 ppt
2014-03-04201403050616SS0.360 ppt
2014-04-01201404020526SSND
2014-04-01201404020510SSND