Drinking Water Fact Sheets

NATIONAL PRIMARY DRINKING WATER REGULATIONS

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Contaminant Specific Fact Sheets:

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Volatile Organic Chemicals - Consumer Version bullet

Synthetic Organic Chemicals - Consumer Version bullet

Inorganic Chemicals - Consumer Version

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Volatile Organic Chemicals - Consumer Version

 
AcrylamideEpichlorohydrin
BenzeneEthylbenzene
Carbon tetrachlorideStyrene
ChlorobenzeneTetrachloroethylene
o-DichlorobenzeneToluene
p-Dichlorobenzene1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
1,2-Dichloroethane1,1,1-Trichloroethane
1,1-Dichloroethylene1,1,2-Trichloroethane
cis-and trans- 1,2-Dichloroethylene
DichloromethaneTrichloroethylene
1,2-DichloropropaneVinyl Chloride
Xylenes (Total) 

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Synthetic Organic Chemicals - Consumer Version

To see the most current health effects information for each of these contaminants (often pesticides and agricultural residues):

 
AdipateEthylene Dibromide
AlachlorGlyphosate
Aldicarb/Aldicarb MetabolitesHeptachlor/Heptachlor Epoxide
AtrazineHexachlorobenzene
Benzo(a)pyreneHexachlorocyclopentadiene
CarbofuranLindane
ChlordaneMethoxychlor
2,4 - DOxamyl (Vydate)
DalaponPentachlorophenol
DibromochloropropanePhthalate, di(2-ethylhexyl)
DinosebPicloram
Dioxin(2,3,7,8-TCDD)Polychlorinated Biphenyls
DiquatSimazine
EndothallToxaphene
Endrin2,4,5 - TP (Silvex)

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Inorganic Chemicals - Consumer Version

To see the most current health effects information for each of these heavy metal contaminants:

 
AsbestosLead
BariumCopper
CadmiumAntimony
ChromiumBeryllium
MercuryCyanide
Nitrates/NitritesNickel
SeleniumThallium

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For more information, contact the Safe Drinking Water Hotline at 1-800-426-4791 via telephone or via email at [email protected] Hardcopies of this publication may be ordered from NCEPI, the Safe Drinking Water Hotline, or the Water Resource Center.

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