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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Endothall

San Fernando Water Department

Endothall is a herbicide used to kill aquatic plants and algae. It's also used on potato and cotton crops.

 

9

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
2013ND60ND
2014ND30ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 94 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 94 ppb for endothall was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against harm to the stomach and intestines.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 100 ppb

The legal limit for endothall, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1960s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-179590-002-0825ND
2013-05-179590-003-0905ND
2013-05-179590-004-0735ND
2013-08-079590-002-1000ND
2013-08-079590-003-1040ND
2013-08-079590-004-0900ND
2014-07-159590-002-0900ND
2014-07-159590-003-1100ND
2014-07-159590-004-1000ND