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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Freeport

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

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND30ND
2015ND50ND
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
2012-01-231201B48-001AND
2012-01-231201B48-004AND
2012-04-251204C70-001AND
2012-04-251204C70-004AND
2014-04-151404984-001AND
2014-07-151407A33-001AND
2014-10-141410806-001AND
2015-01-201501B51-001CND
2015-01-201501B51-003CND
2015-01-211501B51-006CND
2015-05-261505K11-001CND
2015-05-261505K11-004CND