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Soil Cleanup Criteria (mg/kg)

Table Last Revised: 12 May 1999 to correct the impact to ground water criterion for bis(2-chloroethyl)ether.

This listing represents the combination of Tables 3-2 and 7-1 from the Department of Environmental Protection and Energy’s February 3, 1992 proposed rule entitled Cleanup Standards for Contaminated Sites, N.J.A.C. 7:26D, as corrected based upon errors identified by the Department during or subsequent to the comment period as well as new toxicological or other information obtained since the rule proposal. Please refer to the respective footnotes for more detail. Notwithstanding, where the following criteria are based on human health impacts, the Department shall still consider environmental impacts when establishing site specific cleanup criteria. This along with other site-specific factors including background conditions may result in site specific cleanup criteria which differ from the criteria listed below. Therefore, this list shall not be assumed to represent approval by the Department of any remedial action or to represent the Department’s opinion that a site requires remediation.

Note: Material bracketed [thus] is deleted and material underlined thus is added

 

Residential Direct Contact Soil Cleanup

Criteria (a) (b )

Non- Residential Direct Contact Soil Cleanup Criteria (a) (b)

Impact to Ground water Soil Cleanup Criteria (b)

Contaminant

CASRN

(RDCSCC)

(NRDCSCC)

(IGWSCC)

Acenaphthene

83-32-9

3400

10000(c)

100

Acetone (2-propanone)

67-64-1

1000(d)

1000(d)

100

Acrylonitrile

107-13-1

1

5

1

Aldrin

309-00-2

0.040

0.17

50

Anthracene

120-12-7

10000(c)

10000(c)

100

Antimony

7440-36-0

14

340

(h)

Arsenic

7440-38-2

20 (e)

20 (e)

(h)

Barium

7440-39-3

700

47000(n)

(h)

Benzene

71-43-2

3

13

1

Benzo(b)fluoranthene (3,4-Benzofluoranthene)

205-99-2

0.9

4

50

Benzo(a)anthracene (1,2-Benzanthracene)

56-55-3

0.9

4

500

Benzo(a)pyrene (BaP)

50-32-8

0.66(f)

0.66(f)

100

Benzo(k)fluoranthene

207-08-9

0.9

4

500

Benzyl Alcohol

100-51-6

10000(c)

10000(c)

50

Beryllium

7440-41-7

[1(f)] 2 (e)

[1(f)] 2 (e)

(h)

Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether

111-44-4

0.66(f)

3

10

Bis(2-chloroisopropyl)ether

108-60-1

2300

10000(c)

10

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate

117-81-7

49

210

100

Bromodichloromethane (Dichlorobromomethane)

75-27-4

11

46

1

Bromoform

75-25-2

86

370

1

Bromomethane (Methyl bromide)

74-83-9

79

1000 (d)

1

2-Butanone (Methyl ethyl ketone) (MEK)

78-93-3

1000 (d)

1000 (d)

50

Butylbenzyl phthalate

85-68-7

1100

10000 (c)

100

Cadmium

7440-43-9

[1] 39

100

(h)

Carbon tetrachloride

56-23-5

2 (k)

4 (k)

1

4-Chloroaniline (p-Chloroaniline)

106-47-8

230

4200

(r)

Chlorobenzene

108-90-7

37

680

1

Chloroform

67-66-3

19 (k)

28 (k)

1

4-Chloro-3-methyl phenol (p-Chloro-m-cresol)

59-50-7

10000 (c)

10000 (c)

100

Chloromethane (Methyl chloride)

74-87-3

520

1000 (d)

10

2-Chlorophenol (o-Chlorophenol)

95-57-8

280

5200

10

Chromium – hexavalent (VI)

18540-29-9

240; 270 (g); (i)

6100; 20 (g); (i)

(h)

Chromium – trivalent (III)

16065-83-1

120,000

(j)

(l)

Chrysene

218-01-9

9

40

500

Copper

7440-50-8

600 (m)

600 (m)

(h)

Cyanide

57-12-5

1100

21000 (o)

(h)

4,4'-DDD (p,p'-TDE)

72-54-8

3

12

50

4,4'-DDE (p,p’-DDX)

72-55-9

2

9

50

4,4'-DDT

50-29-3

2

9

500

Dibenz(a,h)anthracene

53-70-3

0.66 (f)

0.66 (f)

100

Dibromochloromethane (Chlorodibromomethane)

124-48-1

110

1000 (d)

1

Di-n-butyl phthalate

84-74-2

5700

10000 (c)

100

Di-n-octyl phthalate

117-84-0

1100

10000 (c)

100

1,2-Dichlorobenzene (o-Dichlorobenzene)

95-50-1

5100

10000 (c)

50

1,3-Dichlorobenzene (m-Dichlorobenzene)

541-73-1

5100

10000 (c)

100

1,4-Dichlorobenzene (p-Dichlorobenzene)

106-46-7

570

10000 (c)

100

3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine

91-94-1

2

6

100

1,1-Dichloroethane

75-34-3

570

1000 (d)

10

1,2-Dichloroethane

107-06-2

6

24

1

1,1-Dichloroethene

75-35-4

8

150

10

1,2-Dichloroethene (trans)

156-60-5

1000 (d)

1000 (d)

50

1,2-Dichloroethene (cis)

156-59-2

79

1000 (d)

1

2,4-Dichlorophenol

120-83-2

170

3100

10

1,2-Dichloropropane

78-87-5

10

43

(r)

1,3-Dichloropropene(cis and trans)

542-75-6

4

5 (k)

1

Dieldrin

60-57-1

0.042

0.18

50

Diethyl phthalate

84-66-2

10000 (c)

10000 (c)

50

2,4-Dimethyl phenol

105-67-9

1100

10000 (c)

10

Dimethyl phthalate

131-11-3

10000 (c)

10000 (c)

50

2,4-Dinitrophenol

51-28-5

110

2100

10

Dinitrotoluene(2,4-/2,6-mixture)

25321-14-6

1 (l)

4 (l)

10 (l)

Endosulfan

115-29-7

340

6200

50

Endrin

72-20-8

17

310

50

Ethylbenzene

100-41-4

1000 (d)

1000 (d)

100

Fluoranthene

206-44-0

2300

10000 (c)

100

Fluorene

86-73-7

2300

10000 (c)

100

Heptachlor

76-44-8

0.15

0.65

50

Hexachlorobenzene

118-74-1

0.66 (f)

2

100

Hexachlorobutadiene

87-68-3

1

21

100

Hexachlorocyclopentadiene

77-47-4

400

7300

100

Hexachloroethane

67-72-1

6

100

100

Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene

193-39-5

0.9

4

500

Isophorone

78-59-1

1100

10000 (c)

50

Lead

7439-92-1

400 (p)

600 (q)

(h)

Lindane (gamma BHC) (gamma HCH)

58-89-9

0.52

2.2

50

2-Methylphenol (o-creosol)

95-48-7

2800

10000 (c)

(r)

4-Methylphenol (p-creosol)

106-44-5

2800

10000 (c)

(r)

Methoxychlor

72-43-5

280

5200

50

Mercury

7439-97-6

14

270

(h)

4-Methyl-2-pentanone (MIBK)

108-10-1

1000 (d)

1000 (d)

50

Methylene chloride (Dichloromethane)

75-09-2

49

210

1

Naphthalene

91-20-3

230

4200

100

Nickel

7440-02-0

250

2400 (k) (n)

(h)

Nitrobenzene

98-95-3

28

520

10

N-Nitrosodiphenylamine

86-30-6

140

600

100

N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine

621-64-7

0.66 (f)

0.66 (f)

10

PCBs (Polychlorinated biphenyls)

1336-36-3

0.49

2

50

Pentachlorophenol

87-86-5

6

24

100

Phenol

108-95-2

10000 (c)

10000 (c)

50

Pyrene

129-00-0

1700

10000 (c)

100

Selenium

7782-49-2

63

3100 (n)

(h)

Silver

7440-22-4

110

4100 (n)

(h)

Styrene

100-42-5

23

97

100

1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane

630-20-6

170

310

1

1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane

79-34-5

34

70 (k)

1

Tetrachloroethene (Tetrachloroethylene) (PCE)

127-18-4

4 (k)

6 (k)

1

Thallium

7440-28-0

2 (f)

2 (f)

(h)

Toluene

108-88-3

1000 (d)

1000 (d)

500

Toxaphene

8001-35-2

0.10 (k)

0.2 (k)

50

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

120-82-1

68

1200

100

1,1,1-Trichloroethane

71-55-6

210

1000 (d)

50

1,1,2-Trichloroethane

79-00-5

22

420

1

Trichloroethene (Trichloroethylene) (TCE)

79-01-6

23

54 (k)

1

2,4,5-Trichlorophenol

95-95-4

5600

10000 (c)

50

2,4,6-Trichlorophenol

88-06-2

62

270

10

Vanadium

7440-62-2

370

7100 (n)

(h)

Vinyl chloride

75-01-4

2

7

10

Xylenes (Total)

1330-20-7

410

1000 (d)

[10] 67 (s)

Zinc

7440-66-6

1500 (m)

1500 (m)

(h)

Footnotes:

(a) Criteria are health based using an incidental ingestion exposure pathway except where noted below.
(b) Criteria are subject to change based on site specific factors (e.g., aquifer classification, soil type, natural background, environmental impacts, etc.).
(c) Health based criterion exceeds the 10,000 mg/kg maximum for total organic contaminants.
(d) Health based criterion exceeds the 1000 mg/kg maximum for total volatile organic contaminants.
(e) Cleanup standard proposal was based on natural background.
(f) Health based criterion is lower than analytical limits; cleanup criterion based on practical quantitation level.
(g) Criterion based on the inhalation exposure pathway.
(h) The impact to ground water values for inorganic constituents will be developed based upon site specific chemical and physical parameters.
(i) Site specific determination required for SCC for the allergic contact dermatitis exposure pathway.
(j) Contaminant not regulated for this exposure pathway.
(k) Criteria based on inhalation exposure pathway, which yielded a more stringent criterion than the incidental ingestion exposure pathway.
(l) No criterion derived for this contaminant.
(m) Criterion based on ecological (phytotoxicity) effects.
(n) Level of the human health based criterion is such that evaluation for potential environmental impacts on a site by site basis is recommended.
(o) Level of the criterion is such that evaluation for potential acute exposure hazard is recommended.
(p) Criterion based on the USEPA Integrated Exposure Uptake Biokinetic (IEUBK) model utilizing the default parameters. The concentration is considered to protect 95% of target population (children) at a blood lead level of 10 ug/dl.
(q) Criteria were derived from a model developed by the Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health (SEGH) and were designed to be protective for adults in the workplace.
(r) Insufficient information available to calculate impact to ground water criteria.
(s) Criterion based on new drinking water standard.