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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Naphthalene

City of Corpus Christi

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.

 

22

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND50ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND100ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-07-101207411001ND
2013-02-13AC10495ND
2013-06-24AC23018ND
2013-08-09AC27512ND
2013-08-09AC27466ND
2013-12-20AC38193ND
2014-03-24AC48195ND
2014-08-07AC62550ND
2015-02-17AC80789ND
2015-08-13AD04130ND
2016-02-10AD23185ND
2016-09-14AD49468ND
2017-01-18AD65522ND
2017-03-21AD76162ND
2017-03-21AD76053ND
2017-05-16AD84515ND
2017-05-16AD84466ND
2017-07-28AD91469ND
2017-07-28AD91393ND
2017-07-28AD91401ND
2017-11-14AE04787ND
2017-11-14AE04820ND