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Drinking Water Health Advisories - Drinking Water Advisory: Consumer Acceptability Advice and Health Effects Analysis on Methyl Tertiary-Butyl Ether (MTBE)

This Advisory provides guidance to communities exposed to drinking water contaminated with MtBE.

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  • Fact Sheet (PDF) (4 pp., 28 K) about the advisory
  • Drinking Water Advisory for MTBE (PDF) (48 pp., 112 K) This document is a non-regulatory document that analyses the currently available cancer and non-cancer data on this contaminant, as well as studies on its organoleptic (taste and odor) effects.

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