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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Cyanazine (Bladex)

Oswego, City of

Cyanazine, a cancer-causing chemical related to the herbicide atrazine, has been phased out of use in the U.S. since 1995. Cyanazine has been also linked to birth defects and damage to the central nervous system.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 1 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 1 ppb for cyanazine 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
2014-02-1763397ND
2014-05-05109181ND
2014-06-17133181ND
2014-08-04165911ND
2017-08-14819197ND