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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority

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

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
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
2012-04-26L4137883-1ND
2012-10-09L1089474-1ND
2013-01-10L4456223-3ND
2013-01-16L4462641-1525ND
2014-01-162962523ND
2014-03-25L4988369-6-525.2ND
2015-01-14L5409387-1-525ND
2016-01-06L6008126-1-525ND
2017-02-22L6687633-1-525ND