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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trifluralin

City of Gilroy

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.

 

18

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND180ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
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
2012-05-215810-001-0850ND
2012-05-215810-002-1135ND
2012-05-215810-004-1045ND
2012-05-215810-006-1315ND
2012-05-225810-007-0745ND
2012-05-225810-009-1035ND
2012-05-225810-008-0955ND
2012-05-225810-010-1115ND
2012-05-225810-011-0835ND
2012-08-225810-008-1050ND
2012-08-225810-009-1110ND
2012-08-225810-011-1300ND
2012-08-225810-006-1325ND
2012-08-225810-004-1000ND
2012-08-225810-002-1025ND
2012-08-225810-001-0845ND
2012-08-235810-010-0855ND
2012-08-235810-007-0825ND