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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dalapon

Mulberry, City of

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

 

7

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
2014ND20ND
20150.713 ppb330.530 ppb - 0.830 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
20171.20 ppb220.890 ppb - 1.50 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
2014-08-27ND
2014-10-22ND
2015-03-240.780 ppb
2015-04-160.530 ppb
2015-07-090.830 ppb
2017-04-211.50 ppb
2017-04-210.890 ppb