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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

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

 

32

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND160ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND160ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

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
2012-07-242073552-01ND
2012-07-242073552-02ND
2012-07-242073552-03ND
2012-07-242073552-08ND
2012-07-242073552-04ND
2012-07-242073552-05ND
2012-07-242073552-07ND
2012-07-242073552-06ND
2012-11-282113509-01ND
2012-11-282113509-08ND
2012-11-282113509-07ND
2012-11-282113509-06ND
2012-11-282113509-05ND
2012-11-282113509-04ND
2012-11-282113509-03ND
2012-11-282113509-02ND
2015-09-015090819-01ND
2015-09-015090817-04ND
2015-09-015090817-03ND
2015-09-015090817-02ND
2015-09-015090817-01ND
2015-09-015090819-04ND
2015-09-015090819-03ND
2015-09-015090819-02ND
2015-11-195113111-01ND
2015-11-195113111-02ND
2015-11-195113102-01ND
2015-11-195113106-02ND
2015-11-195113102-02ND
2015-11-195113106-01ND
2015-11-235113717-01ND
2015-11-235113717-02ND