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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Desethylatrazine

Franklin County Rural Water District 6

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

 

3

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
20170.680 ppb110.680 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.1 ppb

The EWG 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
2014-06-16133182ND
2014-06-30140330ND
2017-06-137787730.680 ppb