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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

Berea City PWS

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

 

18

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND30ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND30ND

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
2012-04-1012D0607-01ND
2012-05-1412E0879-01ND
2012-06-1212F0738-01ND
2013-04-2213D1183-01ND
2013-05-0713E0528-01ND
2013-06-1013F0755-01ND
2014-04-1514D0958-01ND
2014-05-1314E0839-01ND
2014-06-0314F0254-01ND
2015-04-1715D1081-01ND
2015-05-1115E0679-01ND
2015-06-1115F0602-01ND
2016-04-2216D1460-01ND
2016-05-0916E0707-01ND
2016-06-0716F0705-01ND
2017-04-1017D0659-01ND
2017-05-0817E0620-01ND
2017-06-0517F0328-01ND