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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Town of Quintana

Naphthalene is a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon, or PAH, released from combustion of fossil fuels and waste incinerators, and also used as a moth repellent. PAHs increase the risk of cancer; damage the immune, nervous and reproductive systems; and can harm developing fetuses.

 

5

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-02-12AC42560ND
2015-01-27AC77949ND
2016-04-11AD32588ND
2017-02-15AD70928ND
2017-05-09AD83353ND