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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Atlantic City Municipal Utilities Authority

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.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-16L4901542-1ND
2014-03-25L4988369-6-515.3ND
2015-01-14L5409387-1-515ND
2016-01-06L6008126-1-515ND