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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

Camelot S/d

Alachlor is a widely used agricultural herbicide. It causes cancer in laboratory animals and may be carcinogenic to people.

 

19

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND50ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND70ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The legal limit for alachlor, established in 1991, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-09C114736-02ND
2012-02-09C114736-03ND
2012-02-09C114736-04ND
2012-02-23C201544-01RE1ND
2012-05-24C202388-01ND
2013-04-17C302855-01ND
2014-04-16C403041-01ND
2015-01-08ND
2015-01-08ND
2015-01-09ND
2015-01-09ND
2015-04-22ND
2015-07-17ND
2015-11-16ND
2016-01-06C515865-01ND
2016-05-04CZ03197-01ND
2016-08-10CZ08345-01ND
2016-11-01CZ13755-01ND
2017-01-25CZ18740-01ND