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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Town of Princess Anne

2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) is a herbicide banned in the U.S. since 1985. It was formerly used on residential and commercial lawns, and occasionally on food crops. 2,4,5-T contained the impurity dioxin, which is highly toxic to people and wildlife.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND50ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-09-110190002_07_00126ND
2012-09-110190002_08_00126ND
2015-09-22E16001238001ND
2016-03-30E16003648002ND
2016-03-30E16003648004ND
2016-08-05E17000501002ND
2016-08-05E17000501005ND
2016-10-19E17001766001ND