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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of Sweetwater

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.

 

7

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-06-26AB93983ND
2012-09-18AC01312ND
2013-09-23Q1308199002ND
2014-08-28Q1440093005ND
2015-08-04Q1530320005ND
2016-09-22Q1639629001ND
2017-09-21Q1745843001ND