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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Marco Island Utilities

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

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND60ND

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 Result
2012-03-06ND
2014-03-18ND
2014-03-24ND
2014-12-02ND
2014-12-02ND
2017-04-04ND
2017-04-25ND
2017-08-07ND
2017-08-09ND
2017-12-20ND
2017-12-20ND