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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Town of Sharpsburg

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.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND
2018ND10ND
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-04-100210017_01_00452ND
2015-06-22E15004062002ND
2016-06-13E16004745005ND
2017-04-12E17004057007ND
2018-05-21E18004204001ND