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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

Global Water - Santa Cruz Water Company

Alachlor is a widely used agricultural herbicide. It causes cancer in laboratory animals and may be carcinogenic to people.

 

7

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
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The legal limit for alachlor, established in 1991, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-12550-38232-1SND
2015-10-21550-53091-1SND
2018-02-01550-97234-1SOCND
2018-07-23550-106542-1ND
2019-01-174179248ND
2019-04-184267725ND
2019-10-034445606ND