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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Hilo

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

 

18

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
2014ND80ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND100ND

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 Lab ID Result
2014-01-22C14-01-0087AND
2014-01-22C14-01-0088AND
2014-01-22C14-01-0089AND
2014-01-22C14-01-0090AND
2014-04-01C14-04-0078AND
2014-04-01C14-04-0077AND
2014-04-01C14-04-0076AND
2014-04-01C14-04-0075AND
2017-03-14ND
2017-03-14ND
2017-03-14ND
2017-03-14ND
2017-05-09ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-08-16ND