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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

City of Miles

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.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND40ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-03-06AB83351ND
2015-05-26AC93431ND
2015-05-26AC93445ND
2015-09-29AD08877ND
2015-11-03AD12415ND
2016-03-24AD30474ND
2016-05-18AD37306ND
2016-08-02AD46905ND
2017-03-01Q1708976001ND