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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dalapon

Signal Hill - City, Water Department

The herbicide dalapon has not been used in the U.S. since 1999. In animal studies, exposure to dalapon harms the kidneys.

 

4

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
2013ND10ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for dalapon, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals published in 1960.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-10-222706-006-0715ND
2016-10-209588-005-1110ND
2017-01-199588-005-0950ND
2017-04-209588-005-1010ND