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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Forrest City Waterworks

Dinoseb is a herbicide that causes birth defects and reproductive difficulties. It has been banned in the U.S. since 1986.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND40ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND40ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for dinoseb, established in 1992, was based on toxicity studies conducted in laboratory animals in the 1970s and 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-08-2713241000302ND
2013-08-2713241000202ND
2013-11-0513310000802ND
2013-11-0513310000902ND
2014-04-2314114013802ND
2014-08-2714240000602ND
2016-07-0616189013602ND
2016-07-0616189013502ND
2016-10-0316279003202ND
2016-10-0316279003102ND
2017-04-0317096000202ND
2017-07-3117215001701ND