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Dalapon

Hammond Water Works Department

The herbicide dalapon has not been used in the U.S. since 1999. In animal studies, exposure to dalapon harms the kidneys.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for dalapon, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals published in 1960.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-05-16279895RS28-1202ND
2012-08-14284358RS28-1203ND
2015-05-12340057RS28-1502ND
2015-08-11346314RS28-1503ND