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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Hexadecanoic acid

Kempner WSC

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

 

2

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
2014N/A00N/A
20153.10 ppb113.10 ppb
20163.30 ppb113.30 ppb
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-05-18AC924143.10 ppb
2016-01-14AD183973.30 ppb