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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power

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.

 

8

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-05-081200-011-0930ND
2014-05-081200-133-0815ND
2014-08-071200-011-1120ND
2014-08-201200-133-0900ND
2017-02-271200-011-1030ND
2017-03-091200-133-1205ND
2017-05-091200-011-0940ND
2017-05-171200-133-0941ND