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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Trifluralin

Kansas City Board of Public Utilities

Trifluralin is a herbicide that is used on food crops and non-agricultural lands. It was banned in Europe in the late 2000s, primarily due to its ecological toxicity.

 

13

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND40ND
2014ND30ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 4 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 4 ppb for trifluralin was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a one-in-a-million lifetime risk of cancer. Values greater than one-in-a-million cancer risk level can result in increased cancer cases above one in a million people.

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--525ND
2013-11-202013-11-20--525ND
2014-01-222014-01-22--OC52ND
2014-05-13MAY-14-SOCND
2014-08-132014-08-13--OC52ND
2017-08-072017-08-07-SOCND
2017-11-092017-11-09-SOCND