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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter DPart 141Subpart F → §141.50


Title 40: Protection of Environment
PART 141—NATIONAL PRIMARY DRINKING WATER REGULATIONS
Subpart F—Maximum Contaminant Level Goals and Maximum Residual Disinfectant Level Goals


§141.50   Maximum contaminant level goals for organic contaminants.

(a) MCLGs are zero for the following contaminants:

(1) Benzene

(2) Vinyl chloride

(3) Carbon tetrachloride

(4) 1,2-dichloroethane

(5) Trichloroethylene

(6) Acrylamide

(7) Alachlor

(8) Chlordane

(9) Dibromochloropropane

(10) 1,2-Dichloropropane

(11) Epichlorohydrin

(12) Ethylene dibromide

(13) Heptachlor

(14) Heptachlor epoxide

(15) Pentachlorophenol

(16) Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)

(17) Tetrachloroethylene

(18) Toxaphene

(19) Benzo[a]pyrene

(20) Dichloromethane (methylene chloride)

(21) Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate

(22) Hexachlorobenzene

(23) 2,3,7,8-TCDD (Dioxin)

(b) MCLGs for the following contaminants are as indicated:

ContaminantMCLG in mg/l
(1) 1,1-Dichloroethylene0.007
(2) 1,1,1-Trichloroethane0.20
(3) para-Dichlorobenzene0.075
(4) Aldicarb0.001
(5) Aldicarb sulfoxide0.001
(6) Aldicarb sulfone0.001
(7) Atrazine0.003
(8) Carbofuran0.04
(9) o-Dichlorobenzene0.6
(10) cis-1,2-Dichloroethylene0.07
(11) trans-1,2-Dichloroethylene0.1
(12) 2,4-D0.07
(13) Ethylbenzene0.7
(14) Lindane0.0002
(15) Methoxychlor0.04
(16) Monochlorobenzene0.1
(17) Styrene0.1
(18) Toluene1
(19) 2,4,5-TP0.05
(20) Xylenes (total)10
(21) Dalapon0.2
(22) Di(2-ethylhexyl)adipate.4
(23) Dinoseb.007
(24) Diquat.02
(25) Endothall.1
(26) Endrin.002
(27) Glyphosate.7
(28) Hexachlorocyclopentadiene.05
(29) Oxamyl (Vydate).2
(30) Picloram.5
(31) Simazine.004
(32) 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene.07
(33) 1,1,2-Trichloroethane.003

[50 FR 46901, Nov. 13, 1985, as amended at 52 FR 20674, June 2, 1987; 52 FR 25716, July 8, 1987; 56 FR 3592, Jan. 30, 1991; 56 FR 30280, July 1, 1991; 57 FR 31846, July 17, 1992]

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