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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dalapon

City of Mount Dora

The herbicide dalapon has not been used in the U.S. since 1999. In animal studies, exposure to dalapon harms the kidneys.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND50ND
20150.630 ppb110.630 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
20170.597 ppb63ND - 1.40 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for dalapon, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals published in 1960.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2014-01-27ND
2014-04-10ND
2014-06-25ND
2014-09-16ND
2014-12-16ND
2015-03-040.630 ppb
2017-01-24ND
2017-03-061.20 ppb
2017-05-08ND
2017-05-08ND
2017-07-170.980 ppb
2017-10-111.40 ppb