SVOC Water Test

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SVOC Water Test
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Recommended for targeted testing of semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOC) in drinking water. SVOCs are a broad group of moderate volatility substances that can be found in pesticides, plasticizers, flame retardants, furnishings, personal care products (PPCP), electronics, and cleaning agents. They include many types of chemicals which exhibit a wide range of different chemical properties. Common SVOCs include: polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), pesticides (organophosphorus, organochlorine, nitrogen-based), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), phthalates, chloroalkanes, phenols, dioxins, and more.

They can enter drinking water in a variety of ways, and this package is ideal for addressing concerns related to: nearby contamination due to industrial activity, heavy pesticides use, and leaching from plastic plumbing and related adhesives.


This Tap Score water test package provides all required materials to properly collect and submit a sample for certified laboratory testing. Reported results will include detailed, quantified analysis of SVOC compounds by EPA method 8270C (or equivalent). 


SVOC Water Test

Is this the right test for you?


What our scientists say:

“ Semi-volatile organic compounds are often used in pesticides, plasticizers, flame retardants, personal care products, and cleaning agents. This test is ideal for addressing concerns about nearby industrial activity, pesticide use, or plastic plumbing. "


This is the right test if you:

    • Want to check for chemicals from plastic pipes.
    • Water smells or tastes like plastic, chemicals, or fruity.
    • Concerned about nearby agriculture or industrial activity.
    • Concerned about common phthalates.


How it works

  • Collect Sample

    1. Collect Sample

    We ship you everything you need to test your drinking water, including a guide on how to collect your sample.

  • Ship to Lab

    2. Ship to Lab

    Send your sample back to us for rigorous, certified, independent testing. The shipping’s on us!

  • Get Report

    3. Get Report

    After our labs analyze your sample, we’ll send you a full report on what's in your water and what to do next.


    Your custom
    Tap Score

    After our certified labs receive and test your water sample, we will email your custom Tap Score Report, a simple digital tool that helps you understand exactly what’s in your water and what you can do about it. LEARN MORE