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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Picloram

Fort Rucker - American Water

Picloram is a herbicide that in studies of laboratory animals has been linked with reduced testicular size and damage to the liver and thyroid.

 

33

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND140ND
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019ND190ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 166 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 166 ppb for picloram was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against change to internal organs.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 500 ppb

The legal limit for picloram, established in 1992, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2016-01-21160121041-5ND
2016-01-21160121041-1ND
2016-01-21160121041-4ND
2016-01-21160121041-7ND
2016-01-21160121041-6ND
2016-01-21160121041-3ND
2016-01-21160121041-2ND
2016-04-21160421053-2ND
2016-04-21160421053-1ND
2016-04-21160421053-3ND
2016-04-21160421053-7ND
2016-04-21160421053-6ND
2016-04-21160421053-4ND
2016-04-21160421053-5ND
2019-01-292019-19010699-00ND
2019-01-2919010699-003CND
2019-01-2919010699-002CND
2019-01-2919010699-004CND
2019-01-2919010699-005CND
2019-01-2919010699-001CND
2019-01-292019-19010699-00ND
2019-01-292019-19010699-00ND
2019-01-292019-19010699-00ND
2019-01-292019-19010699-00ND
2019-05-2820105785006_ISOCND
2019-05-2820105785005_ISOCND
2019-05-2820105785007_ISOCND
2019-05-2820105785002_ISOCND
2019-05-2820105785003_ISOCND
2019-05-2820105785004_ISOCND
2019-05-2820105785001_ISOCND
2019-07-2920114664001_ISOCND
2019-07-2920114664002_ISOCND