This list is made available as a convenient summary table for commonly found contaminants. The entire list of Reportable Concentrations is also available in a searchable format . For the current, official version please see the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website .

Updated 2/08


OIL OR HAZARDOUS MATERIAL
RCGW-1
mg/L
RCGW-2
mg/L
RCS-1
mg/kg
RCS-2
mg/kg

ACENAPHTHENE

0.02

6

4

3000

ACENAPHTHYLENE

0.03

0.04

1

10

ACETONE

6.3

50

6

50

ALDRIN

0.0005

0.002

0.04

0.4

ANTHRACENE

0.03

0.03

1000

3000

ANTIMONY

0.006

8

20

30

ARSENIC

0.01

0.9

20

20

BARIUM

2

50

1000

3000

BENZENE

0.005

2

2

200

BENZO(a)ANTHRACENE

0.001

1

7

40

BENZO(a)PYRENE

0.0002

0.5

2

4

BENZO(b)FLUORANTHENE

0.001

0.4

7

40

BENZO(g,h,i)PERYLENE

0.02

0.02

1000

3000

BENZO(k)FLUORANTHENE

0.001

0.1

70

400

BERYLLIUM

0.004

0.2

100

200

BIPHENYL, 1,1-

0.0009

0.2

0.05

6

BIS(2-CHLOROETHYL)ETHER

0.03

0.03

0.7

0.7

BIS(2-CHLOROISOPROPYL)ETHER

0.03

0.1

0.7

0.7

BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE

0.006

50

200

700

BROMODICHLOROMETHANE

0.003

.006

0.1

0.1

BROMOFORM

0.004

0.7

0.1

1

BROMOMETHANE

0.007

0.007

0.5

0.5

CADMIUM

0.004

0.004

2

30

CARBON TETRACHLORIDE

0.002

0.002

5

5

CHLORDANE

0.002

0.002

0.7

30

CHLOROANILINE, p-

0.02

0.3

1

3

CHLOROBENZENE

0.1

0.2

1

3

CHLOROFORM

0.05

0.05

0.3

0.3

CHLOROPHENOL, 2-

0.01

7

0.7

100

CHROMIUM (TOTAL)

0.1

0.3

30

200

CHROMIUM(III)

0.1

0.6

1000

3000

CHROMIUM(VI)

0.1

0.3

30

200

CHRYSENE

0.002

0.07

70

400

CYANIDE

0.03

0.03

100

400

DIBENZO(a,h)ANTHRACENE

0.0005

0.04

0.7

4

DIBROMOCHLOROMETHANE

0.002

0.02

0.005

0.03

DICHLOROBENZENE, 1,2- (o-DCB)

0.6

2

9

30

DICHLOROBENZENE, 1,3- (m-DCB)

0.04

2

1

40

DICHLOROBENZENE, 1,4- (p-DCB)

0.005

0.2

0.7

4

DICHLOROBENZIDINE, 3,3'-

0.08

2

1

10

DICHLORODIPHENYL DICHLOROETHANE, P,P'- (DDD)

0.0002

0.05

4

30

DICHLORODIPHENYLDICHLOROETHYLENE,P,P'- (DDE)

0.00005

0.4

3

20

DICHLORODIPHENYLTRICHLOROETHANE, P,P'- (DDT)

0.0003

0.001

3

20

DICHLOROETHANE, 1,1-

0.07

1

0.4

5

DICHLOROETHANE, 1,2-

0.005

0.005

0.1

0.1

DICHLOROETHYLENE, 1,1-

0.007

0.08

3

40

DICHLOROETHYLENE, CIS-1,2-

0.07

0.1

0.3

0.4

DICHLOROETHYLENE, TRANS-1,2-

0.09

0.09

1

1

DICHLOROPHENOL, 2,4-

0.01

2

0.7

40

DICHLOROPROPANE, 1,2-

0.003

0.003

0.1

0.1

DICHLOROPROPENE, 1,3-

0.0004

0.01

0.01

0.4

DIELDRIN

0.0001

0.0005

0.05

0.4

DIETHYL PHTHALATE

2

9

10

200

DIMETHYL PHTHALATE

30

50

30

50

DIMETHYLPHENOL, 2,4-

0.06

40

0.7

100

DINITROPHENOL, 2,4-

0.2

20

3

50

DINITROTOLUENE, 2,4-

0.03

20

0.7

10

DIOXINS

3E-08

4E-05

2E-05

5E-05

ENDOSULFAN

0.002

0.002

0.5

1

ENDRIN

0.002

0.005

8

10

ETHYLBENZENE

0.7

5

40

1000

ETHYLENE DIBROMIDE

0.00002

0.002

0.1

0.1

FLUORANTHENE

0.09

0.2

1000

3000

FLUORENE

0.03

0.04

1000

3000

HEPTACHLOR

0.0004

0.001

0.2

2

HEPTACHLOR EPOXIDE

0.0002

0.002

0.09

0.7

HEXACHLOROBENZENE

0.001

0.001

0.7

5

HEXACHLOROBUTADIENE

0.0006

0.001

6

90

HEXACHLOROCYCLOHEXANE, GAMMA (gamma-HCH)

0.0002

0.004

0.003

0.5

HEXACHLOROETHANE

0.008

0.1

0.7

3

INDENO(1,2,3-cd)PYRENE

0.0005

0.1

7

40

LEAD

0.01

0.01

300

300

MERCURY

0.002

0.02

20

30

METHOXYCHLOR

0.01

0.01

200

300

METHYL ETHYL KETONE

4

50

4

50

METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE

0.35

50

0.4

50

METHYL MERCURY

0.0003

0.02

3

5

METHYL TERT BUTYL ETHER

0.07

5

0.1

100

METHYLENE CHLORIDE

0.005

10

0.1

20

METHYLNAPHTHALENE, 2-

0.01

2

0.7

80

NAPHTHALENE

0.14

1

4

40

NICKEL

0.1

0.2

20

700

PENTACHLOROPHENOL

0.001

0.2

3

10

PERCHLORATE

0.002

1

0.1

5

PHENANTHRENE

0.04

10

10

1000

PHENOL

1

2

1

20

POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCBs)

0.0005

0.005

2

3

PYRENE

0.02

0.02

1000

3000

SELENIUM

0.05

0.1

400

800

SILVER

0.007

0.007

100

200

STYRENE

0.1

0.1

3

4

TETRACHLOROETHANE, 1,1,1,2-

0.005

0.01

0.1

0.1

TETRACHLOROETHANE, 1,1,2,2-

0.002

0.009

0.005

0.02

TETRACHLOROETHYLENE

0.005

0.05

1

10

THALLIUM

0.002

3

8

60

TOLUENE

1

40

30

1000

TOTAL PETROLEUM HYDROCARBONS

0.2

5

1000

3000

Aliphatics

    

C5 to C8

0.3

3

100

500

C9 to C12

0.7

5

1000

3000

C9 to C18

0.7

5

1000

3000

C19 to C36

14

50

3000

5000

Aromatics

    

C9 to C10

0.2

7

100

500

C11 to C22

0.2

5

1000

3000

TRICHLOROBENZENE, 1,2,4-

0.07

2

2

70

TRICHLOROETHANE, 1,1,1-

0.2

4

30

600

TRICHLOROETHANE, 1,1,2-

0.005

0.9

0.1

2

TRICHLOROETHYLENE

0.005

0.03

0.3

2

TRICHLOROPHENOL, 2,4,5-

0.2

3

4

600

TRICHLOROPHENOL 2,4,6-

0.01

0.5

0.7

20

VANADIUM

0.03

4

600

1000

VINYL CHLORIDE

0.002

0.002

0.6

0.7

XYLENES (Mixed Isomers)

5

5

300

300

ZINC

0.9

0.9

2500

3000