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Picloram

California Water Service (CWS) - Salinas

Picloram is a herbicide that in studies of laboratory animals has been linked with reduced testicular size and damage to the liver and thyroid.

 

131

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND180ND
2013ND660ND
2014ND140ND
2015ND70ND
2016ND210ND
2017ND50ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 166 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 166 ppb for picloram 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 change to internal organs.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 500 ppb

The legal limit for picloram, established in 1992, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-019590-103-1120ND
2012-02-019590-106-1002ND
2012-02-019590-123-1328ND
2012-02-029590-102-1145ND
2012-03-089590-046-1105ND
2012-05-039590-106-1155ND
2012-05-109590-103-1102ND
2012-05-179590-104-1350ND
2012-05-229590-102-1122ND
2012-05-229590-123-1206ND
2012-08-169590-102-0945ND
2012-08-169590-103-1418ND
2012-08-239590-123-1147ND
2012-08-309590-106-1316ND
2012-11-149590-102-1122ND
2012-11-149590-103-0949ND
2012-11-159590-106-1308ND
2012-11-199590-123-1025ND
2013-01-109590-005-1102ND
2013-01-109590-008-1014ND
2013-01-109590-009-1431ND
2013-01-309590-010-1132ND
2013-02-209590-103-1408ND
2013-02-209590-104-0955ND
2013-02-219590-020-1025ND
2013-02-219590-046-1147ND
2013-02-219590-102-1011ND
2013-02-269590-018-1049ND
2013-02-269590-019-1439ND
2013-02-279590-106-1257ND
2013-02-279590-123-1148ND
2013-02-289590-015-1132ND
2013-03-059590-014-1148ND
2013-03-059590-022-1437ND
2013-03-059590-024-1509ND
2013-03-059590-026-1335ND
2013-03-079590-017-1018ND
2013-03-079590-023-1340ND
2013-03-079590-027-1040ND
2013-03-279590-006-1408ND
2013-04-049590-028-1338ND
2013-04-049590-030-1001ND
2013-04-049590-037-1021ND
2013-04-119590-043-1432ND
2013-04-129590-041-1201ND
2013-04-309590-029-1429ND
2013-05-029590-106-1024ND
2013-05-099590-102-1258ND
2013-05-149590-103-1309ND
2013-05-149590-123-1604ND
2013-07-089590-005-1359ND
2013-07-109590-008-1400ND
2013-07-109590-009-1102ND
2013-07-179590-006-1351ND
2013-07-179590-010-1138ND
2013-08-079590-106-1222ND
2013-08-079590-123-1028ND
2013-08-089590-019-1204ND
2013-08-089590-102-1308ND
2013-08-089590-103-1021ND
2013-08-169590-020-1401ND
2013-08-209590-104-1054ND
2013-08-229590-014-1028ND
2013-08-229590-017-1312ND
2013-08-229590-046-1023ND
2013-08-279590-015-1243ND
2013-08-279590-018-1310ND
2013-09-119590-026-1505ND
2013-09-139590-022-1320ND
2013-09-189590-024-1456ND
2013-09-189590-027-1014ND
2013-09-209590-023-1601ND
2013-10-119590-030-1305ND
2013-10-179590-029-1148ND
2013-10-229590-028-1125ND
2013-10-229590-043-1425ND
2013-10-239590-037-1125ND
2013-10-239590-041-1115ND
2013-10-299590-039-1407ND
2013-11-069590-106-1545ND
2013-11-079590-102-1311ND
2013-11-079590-103-1339ND
2013-11-149590-123-1339ND
2013-12-189590-131-1118ND
2014-02-119590-039-1050ND
2014-02-129590-102-1323ND
2014-02-129590-103-1348ND
2014-02-129590-123-0938ND
2014-02-199590-106-1145ND
2014-05-079590-102-1429ND
2014-05-079590-103-1445ND
2014-05-139590-123-1035ND
2014-08-049590-102-0912ND
2014-08-049590-103-1409ND
2014-08-049590-123-0941ND
2014-11-129590-102-1032ND
2014-11-129590-103-0947ND
2014-11-129590-123-1410ND
2015-02-079590-102-1107ND
2015-02-079590-103-1043ND
2015-02-079590-123-1141ND
2015-04-219590-008-1355ND
2015-05-149590-102-1557ND
2015-05-149590-103-1503ND
2015-05-149590-123-1438ND
2016-01-079590-009-1050ND
2016-01-079590-020-1011ND
2016-01-209590-018-1245ND
2016-02-049590-027-0947ND
2016-02-099590-104-1213ND
2016-02-109590-006-1209ND
2016-02-229590-024-1520ND
2016-03-019590-037-1247ND
2016-03-039590-015-1427ND
2016-04-059590-022-1345ND
2016-04-279590-041-1040ND
2016-05-039590-026-1259ND
2016-05-049590-017-1425ND
2016-06-289590-023-1353ND
2016-08-029590-019-1103ND
2016-09-149590-106-0908ND
2016-09-209590-046-1109ND
2016-10-059590-029-1004ND
2016-10-059590-030-0905ND
2016-12-079590-043-1444ND
2016-12-299590-008-1413ND
2017-01-199590-014-1048ND
2017-03-029590-132-1100ND
2017-04-059590-005-1428ND
2017-11-219590-131-1240ND
2017-12-149590-132-1456ND