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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Carefree Water Company

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

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND40ND
2017N/A00N/A

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
2012-01-25201201260191SND
2012-07-24201207250087SND
2013-02-26201302270158SAND
2013-07-22201307230085SBND
2015-10-16201510190003SND
2016-01-28201601280233SAND
2016-01-28201601280233SBND
2016-07-21201607210572SAND
2016-07-21201607210572SBND