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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Metolachlor

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities

Metolachlor is a herbicide applied on corn, soybeans and other crops. The EPA has classified metolachlor as a possible human carcinogen.

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
20130.0400 ppb41ND - 0.160 ppb
20140.0633 ppb31ND - 0.190 ppb
20150.0510 ppb110.0510 ppb
2016N/A00N/A
20170.112 ppb220.0530 ppb - 0.170 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-11JAN2012-OC-525ND
2012-05-232012-05-23--525&ND
2012-07-302012-07-30--525ND
2012-10-172012-10-17--525ND
2013-01-282013-01-28--OC52ND
2013-05-15MAY-13-OCND
2013-07-292013-07-29--5250.160 ppb
2013-11-202013-11-20--525ND
2014-01-222014-01-22--OC52ND
2014-05-13MAY-14-SOCND
2014-08-132014-08-13--OC520.190 ppb
2015-05-13MAY-15-SOC0.0510 ppb
2017-08-072017-08-07-SOC0.170 ppb
2017-11-092017-11-09-SOC0.0530 ppb