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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Diazinon (Spectracide)

California Water Service Company - Hermosa / Redondo Beach

Diazinon is a toxic pesticide. The EPA banned residential uses in 2004 and restricted uses on food crops due to safety concerns. Diazinon exposures damage the nervous system, especially during gestation and childhood.

 

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
2013ND40ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1 ppb for diazinon was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lifetime health-based limit for effects other than cancer. This health guideline protects against .

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-145810-001-1210ND
2013-05-145810-005-1243ND
2013-09-115810-001-1405ND
2013-09-115810-005-1430ND
2015-05-069590-001-1142ND
2015-08-059590-001-1210ND
2016-05-189590-005-1300ND
2016-08-109590-005-1105ND