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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

Rolling Ridge Estates

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

 

10

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
2015ND40ND
2016ND30ND
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
2012-03-0812031201-SOCND
2012-08-03JH1205309-SOCND
2015-08-19JH1505521-SOCND
2015-11-04JH1507438-SOCND
2015-12-03JH1508218-SOCND
2015-12-03JH1508219-SOCND
2016-08-04JH1606587-SOCND
2016-08-04JH1606586-SOCND
2016-08-04JH1606588-SOCND
2017-08-04JH1705793-SOCND