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3-Hydroxycarbofuran

City of Chicago

3-Hydroxycarbofuran is a breakdown product of the insecticide carbofuran, once widely used on food crops and banned by the EPA due to its effects on the human nervous system.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND20ND
2011ND20ND
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2010-04-27SD01536-01_01ND
2010-04-27SD01550-01_01ND
2011-04-26SD11253-01_01ND
2011-04-26SD11252-01_01ND
2012-05-07SE20385-01_01ND
2012-05-07SE20386-01_01ND
2013-06-18SF31008-01_01ND
2013-06-18SF31009-01_01ND
2014-05-20SE40920-01_01ND
2014-05-20SE40922-01_01ND
2015-07-20SG51102-01_01ND
2015-08-04SH50321-01_01ND