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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

City of Gilroy

2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) is a herbicide banned in the U.S. since 1985. It was formerly used on residential and commercial lawns, and occasionally on food crops. 2,4,5-T contained the impurity dioxin, which is highly toxic to people and wildlife.

 

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

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