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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

City of Bellingham Water Division

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.

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND50ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

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
2012-05-0816725ND
2012-05-0816725ND
2013-04-1614792ND
2013-04-1614792ND
2013-10-01WA97-SE1-13-1875ND
2014-04-08WA97-SE3-14-0613ND
2014-07-08WA97-SE4-14-1258ND
2014-08-0634361ND
2014-08-0634361ND
2014-11-04WA97-SE2-14-2524ND
2015-06-0425392ND
2015-06-0425392ND
2016-05-04ND
2016-05-04ND
2017-08-02ND
2017-08-02ND