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Desethylatrazine

Public Wholesale WSD 5

Desethylatrazine, or deethylatrazine, and desisopropylatrazine are formed from the degradation of atrazine, a herbicide associated with hormonal disruption in people and wildlife.

 

2

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 0.1 ppb

The health guideline of 0.1 ppb for desethylatrazine was defined by EWG based on epidemiological studies of human exposure to atrazine in drinking water. This health guideline protects against harm to the developing fetus, harm to the reproductive system and hormone disruption.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-06-02123229ND
2015-05-25337636ND