Status: No national drinking water standard exists
Trifluralin is a herbicide that is used on food crops and non-agricultural lands. It was banned in Europe in the late 2000s, primarily due to its ecological toxicity.
State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines
EWG Health Guideline 4 ppb
The EWG Health Guideline of 4 ppb for trifluralin was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.
ppb = parts per billion
States reporting trifluralin in drinking water
|UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
Utilities with the highest amounts of trifluralin, 2017-2019
|East Walnut Grove [sws]
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