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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trifluralin

Cedar Rapids Water Department

Trifluralin is a herbicide that is used on food crops and non-agricultural lands. It was banned in Europe in the late 2000s, primarily due to its ecological toxicity.

 

58

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND240ND
2013ND220ND
2014ND120ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 4 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 4 ppb for trifluralin was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-101882660ND
2012-01-101882659ND
2012-02-081887033ND
2012-02-281889286ND
2012-03-061889406ND
2012-03-061889409ND
2012-04-111897198ND
2012-04-111897196ND
2012-05-081901960ND
2012-05-081901961ND
2012-06-051908162ND
2012-06-051908163ND
2012-07-101915275ND
2012-07-101915276ND
2012-08-071922558ND
2012-08-071922573ND
2012-09-041928957ND
2012-09-041928956ND
2012-10-091937751ND
2012-10-091937752ND
2012-11-051942050ND
2012-11-061942049ND
2012-12-041948333ND
2012-12-041948335ND
2013-01-081953896ND
2013-01-081953897ND
2013-02-051961482ND
2013-02-051961481ND
2013-03-061964756ND
2013-03-061964753ND
2013-04-021971853ND
2013-04-021971854ND
2013-05-011974574ND
2013-05-011974576ND
2013-06-111984287ND
2013-06-111984285ND
2013-07-091988633ND
2013-07-091988632ND
2013-08-072001090ND
2013-08-072001091ND
2013-09-042002751ND
2013-09-042002752ND
2013-11-052015734ND
2013-11-052015736ND
2013-12-032023206ND
2013-12-032023205ND
2014-01-082028393ND
2014-01-082028391ND
2014-02-042032315ND
2014-02-042032314ND
2014-03-042038915ND
2014-03-042038914ND
2014-04-012043702ND
2014-04-012043703ND
2014-05-062051484ND
2014-05-062051482ND
2014-06-102057925ND
2014-06-102057924ND