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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trifluralin

Loves Park

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.

 

13

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND10ND
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

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
2012-02-08SB20433-01_01ND
2012-04-25SD21174-01_01ND
2012-09-10SI20387-01_01ND
2012-09-11SI20495-01_01ND
2012-09-12SI20572-01_01ND
2012-09-19SI20957-01_01ND
2012-09-26SI21328-01_01ND
2012-11-07SK20277-01_01ND
2012-11-12SK20417-01_01ND
2012-11-13SK20527-01_01ND
2012-11-28SK20943-01_01ND
2012-12-03SL20051-01_01ND
2013-05-08SE30405-01_01ND