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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Westchester County WD #2

Dinoseb is a herbicide that causes birth defects and reproductive difficulties. It has been banned in the U.S. since 1986.

 

8

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
2017ND30ND
2018ND10ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The legal limit for dinoseb, established in 1992, was based on toxicity studies conducted in laboratory animals in the 1970s and 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-06-051406525-001 SOCND
2015-06-171506G79-001 SOCND
2016-05-131605C84-001 SOCND
2017-06-157021782001 SOCND
2017-08-047026292 SOC RESAND
2017-10-197033697001 SOC RND
2018-05-117051465001 SOCSND
2019-05-317091709001 SOCSND