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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dalapon

Indiana American Water - Richmond

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

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND60ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND60ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-04-16167625RS28--1202ND
2012-04-16167623RS28-1202ND
2012-04-16167627RS28-1202ND
2012-07-16167628RS28-1203ND
2012-07-16167626RS28-1203ND
2012-07-16167624RS28-1203ND
2013-04-08214057RS-1302ND
2014-04-22252195RS-2031ND
2015-04-0728647101RS28-150ND
2015-04-0728646701RS28-150ND
2015-04-0728646201RS28-150ND
2015-07-1539499201RS28-150ND
2015-07-1529499501RS28-150ND
2015-07-21294999RV-1503ND
2016-04-11317323RS-1602ND
2017-04-0435194901RS-1702ND