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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane

Whitefish Bay Waterworks

NOTE: Whitefish Bay Waterworks purchases water from North Shore Water Commission which is required to test for alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane. Sample information shown below was taken by North Shore Water Commission.

Alpha-HCH is a byproduct of the production of the insecticide lindane, which is no longer used in the U.S. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified all forms of this chemical as possibly carcinogenic to humans.

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND30ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Whitefish Bay Waterworks purchases water from North Shore Water Commission which is required to test for alpha-hexachlorocyclohexane. Sample information shown below was taken by North Shore Water Commission.

Date Lab ID Result