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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dalapon

City of Bartow

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

 

13

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
20140.756 ppb550.410 ppb - 1.20 ppb
20150.370 ppb21ND - 0.740 ppb
20161.30 ppb111.30 ppb
2017ND50ND

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
2014-03-240.510 ppb
2014-03-240.410 ppb
2014-07-011.20 ppb
2014-07-010.750 ppb
2014-11-050.910 ppb
2015-03-040.740 ppb
2015-05-06ND
2016-07-061.30 ppb
2017-06-26ND
2017-06-26ND
2017-06-26ND
2017-11-01ND
2017-11-01ND