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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Hexadecanoic acid

City of Houston

Hexadecanoic acid, also called palmitic acid, is a naturally occurring fatty acid found in animal and plant lipids.

 

6

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
20143.55 ppb223.40 ppb - 3.70 ppb
20152.70 ppb222.50 ppb - 2.90 ppb
20162.70 ppb112.70 ppb
20176.50 ppb116.50 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-04-16AC509283.40 ppb
2014-04-16AC509293.70 ppb
2015-06-04AC947062.90 ppb
2015-11-16AD137002.50 ppb
2016-03-23AD302482.70 ppb
2017-03-02AD732836.50 ppb