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Dinoseb

Portland Water Bureau

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
2010N/A00N/A
2011ND40ND
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND30ND
2015ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 7 ppb

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)7 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2011-01-18K1100533001-SND
2011-04-12K1103204001-SND
2011-08-16K1107639001-SND
2011-08-16K1107641001-SND
2014-04-08BB38036-SND
2014-07-08BB42035-SND
2014-08-26K1409156001-SND
2015-06-17K1506612001-SND