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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Benzo[k]fluoranthene

Naval Station, Newport

Benzo[k]fluoranthene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, or PAH, released from combustion of fossil fuels and waste incinerators. PAHs increase the risk of cancer; damage the immune, nervous and reproductive systems; and can harm developing fetuses.

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND220ND
20150.00909 ppb111ND - 0.1000 ppb
20160.0143 ppb142ND - 0.1000 ppb
20170.0267 ppb305ND - 0.300 ppb
20180.01000 ppb202ND - 0.1000 ppb
20190.00526 ppb191ND - 0.1000 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result