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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Forrest City Waterworks

2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) is a herbicide banned in the U.S. since 1985. It was formerly used on residential and commercial lawns, and occasionally on food crops. 2,4,5-T contained the impurity dioxin, which is highly toxic to people and wildlife.

 

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

All test results

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