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Diazinon (Spectracide)

Public Wholesale WSD 5

Diazinon is a toxic pesticide. The EPA banned residential uses in 2004 and restricted uses on food crops due to safety concerns. Diazinon exposures damage the nervous system, especially during gestation and childhood.

 

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 1 ppb

The health guideline of 1 ppb for diazinon was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lifetime health-based limit for effects other than cancer. This health guideline protects against .

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

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