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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

Falls Water Company Inc

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

 

10

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
2013ND100ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/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 Lab ID Result
2013-09-25SI30926201ND
2013-09-25SI30926202ND
2013-09-25SI30926205ND
2013-09-25SI30926203ND
2013-09-25SI30926204ND
2013-12-17SI31208104ND
2013-12-17SI31208103ND
2013-12-17SI31208102ND
2013-12-17SI31208101ND
2013-12-17SI31208105ND