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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

Marion Oaks Subdivision

Alachlor is a widely used agricultural herbicide. It causes cancer in laboratory animals and may be carcinogenic to people.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND100ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND100ND
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The legal limit for alachlor, established in 1991, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2014-01-08ND
2014-01-08ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-01-21ND
2014-04-09ND
2014-04-09ND
2014-04-15ND
2014-04-16ND
2014-04-16ND
2017-02-28ND
2017-02-28ND
2017-03-13ND
2017-03-13ND
2017-03-14ND
2017-05-17ND
2017-05-17ND
2017-05-18ND
2017-05-23ND
2017-05-23ND