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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

Kempner WSC

1,2,3-Trichloropropane is a potent carcinogen that contaminates drinking water in agricultural regions where it was historically used as soil fumigant. Click here to read more about carcinogenic VOCs.

 

18

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND40ND
2015ND50ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.0007 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.0007 ppb for 1,2,3-trichloropropane 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 cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-09AB80674ND
2012-08-07AB97394ND
2013-01-241301693004ND
2013-08-01Q1304801006ND
2013-12-11Q1316891001ND
2014-01-27AC40136ND
2014-03-24Q1409297001ND
2014-08-05AC62131ND
2014-10-06Q1450882001ND
2015-03-30AC86583ND
2015-05-18AC92376ND
2015-05-18AC92322ND
2015-08-20AD04880ND
2015-10-05AD09425ND
2016-01-14AD18315ND
2016-01-14AD18295ND
2017-01-30AD67611ND
2017-01-30AD67541ND