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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trifluralin

Florin County Water District

Trifluralin is a herbicide that is used on food crops and non-agricultural lands. It was banned in Europe in the late 2000s, primarily due to its ecological toxicity.

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND60ND
2014ND70ND
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 4 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 4 ppb for trifluralin was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-305810-009-0956ND
2012-08-295810-003-0937ND
2013-04-155810-012-1325ND
2013-12-125810-002-1114ND
2013-12-125810-010-1304ND
2013-12-125810-004-1155ND
2013-12-125810-006-1427ND
2013-12-125810-007-0950ND
2014-04-305810-009-1200ND
2014-04-305810-007-0841ND
2014-04-305810-006-1241ND
2014-04-305810-004-1054ND
2014-04-305810-003-0927ND
2014-04-305810-002-1017ND
2014-08-075810-012-1010ND