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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Isopropylbenzene

City of Newark

Isopropylbenzene, also called cumene, is an intermediate in industrial chemical production, and is also used as a thinner for paints and enamels. The National Toxicology Program classifies isopropylbenzene as a "reasonably anticipated" human carcinogen.

 

7

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
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-09-09Q1535008001ND
2015-09-09Q1535008003ND
2016-09-07Q1636017002ND
2016-09-07Q1636017004ND
2017-06-01Q1723403002ND
2017-09-05Q1740964001ND
2017-09-05Q1740964005ND