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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

California Water Service Company - Dominguez

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.

 

5

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
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-185810-018-1140ND
2013-08-215810-018-1008ND
2013-09-195810-004-1425ND
2013-11-135810-004-1355ND
2015-03-255810-018-1330ND