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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Diazinon (Spectracide)

City of Seal 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.

 

13

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND50ND
2015ND10ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND40ND

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
2012-02-144417-009-0800ND
2012-05-094417-003-0740ND
2012-09-254417-003-0730ND
2014-01-304417-001-0930ND
2014-01-304417-002-0900ND
2014-04-294417-002-0815ND
2014-04-294417-001-0745ND
2014-12-024417-009-0740ND
2015-01-204417-009-0805ND
2017-01-124417-002-0815ND
2017-01-124417-009-0835ND
2017-04-244417-002-0940ND
2017-04-244417-009-1050ND