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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

Matagorda Dunes Subdivision

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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-06-26AB93835ND
2013-12-10AC37111ND
2014-06-25AC58023ND
2015-07-23AD00785ND
2016-05-31AD38841ND
2016-05-31AD38802ND
2016-09-29AD52066ND
2017-05-25AD85736ND