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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

City of Gilroy

Dinoseb is a herbicide that causes birth defects and reproductive difficulties. It has been banned in the U.S. since 1986.

 

34

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND160ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND180ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for dinoseb, established in 1992, was based on toxicity studies conducted in laboratory animals in the 1970s and 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-215810-002-1135ND
2012-05-215810-004-1045ND
2012-05-215810-006-1315ND
2012-05-215810-001-0850ND
2012-05-225810-009-1035ND
2012-05-225810-010-1115ND
2012-05-225810-008-0955ND
2012-05-225810-011-0835ND
2012-05-225810-007-0745ND
2012-08-225810-001-0845ND
2012-08-225810-004-1000ND
2012-08-225810-002-1025ND
2012-08-225810-006-1325ND
2012-08-225810-011-1300ND
2012-08-225810-008-1050ND
2012-08-225810-009-1110ND
2015-05-205810-009-1100ND
2015-05-205810-010-0810ND
2015-05-205810-007-1300ND
2015-05-205810-006-0945ND
2015-05-205810-008-1025ND
2015-05-215810-001-0800ND
2015-05-215810-011-0955ND
2015-05-215810-002-1010ND
2015-05-215810-004-1250ND
2015-08-195810-001-1225ND
2015-08-195810-002-1250ND
2015-08-195810-004-1320ND
2015-08-195810-006-0948ND
2015-08-195810-007-1120ND
2015-08-195810-008-1019ND
2015-08-195810-009-1044ND
2015-08-195810-010-1203ND
2015-08-205810-011-0845ND