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Group Contaminant name Contaminant other names
Chlorinated methanes Dichloromethane
Tetrachloromethane
Chloroform
Chloromethane
Freon 30, DCM
Freon 10, Halon 104
Freon 20, TCM
Freon 40, Methyl chloride
Trihalomethanes Bromodichloromethane
Tribromomethane
Dibromochloromethane

Dichlorobromomethane
Bromoform
Chlorodibromomethane

Chlorinated ethanes 1,1-Dichloroethane
1,1,1-Trichloroethane
1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane
1,1,2,2-Trichloroethane
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane
Hexachloroethane

1,1-DCA,ethylidene dichloride
TCA, Methyl chloroform



PCA

Chlorinated ethenes Tetrachloroethene
Trichloroethene
1,1-Dichloroethene
Trans-1,2-Dichloroethene
Cis-1,2-Dichloroethene
Chloroethene
PCE, Perchlorethene, Perc
TCE
DCE
t-DCE
c-DCE
VC, Vinyl chloride
Chlorinated benzenes Chlorobenzene
Dichlorobenzene
Trichlorobenzene
Tetrachlorobenzene
Pentachlorobenzene
Hexachlorobenzene
Phenyl chloride


Benzene tetrachloride
PeCB
HCB, Perchlorobenzene

Other organic contaminants

Trichlorofluoroethane
1,2-Dibromoethane
1,1,2-Trichlortrifluorethane
1,2-Dichloropropane
1,2,3-Trichloropropane
Nitrobenzene
Trinitroglycerin
2-methyl-1,3,5-trinitrobenzene
2,3,4,5,6-Pentachlorophenol
N,N-Dimethylnitrous amide
dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane
1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane
Molinate
Polychlorinated biphenyls
Dioxins

Freon 11

Freon 113
Propylene dichloride

Nitrobenzol
TNG
TNT, trinitrotoluene
PCP, Chlorophen
NDMA
DDT
Lindane, HCH

PCB
Dimethylnitrosamine

Inorganic

Arsenic
Barium
Cadmium
Chromium
Copper
Lead
Mercury
Nickel
Nitrates
Perchlorates
Selenium
Sulphates
Uranium
Uranyl
Zinc

As
Ba
Cd
Cr
Cu
Pb
Hg
Ni


Se
(SO4)2–
U
(UO2)+2
Zn