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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Borough of Atglen

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

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND50ND
2018ND10ND
2019N/A00N/A

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
2014-03-191077387001ND
2014-06-232014211001ND
2014-09-152029185001ND
2014-12-082044698001ND
2017-03-0615789883ND
2017-05-0116088413ND
2017-05-0116088441ND
2017-08-1416559925ND
2017-10-1016874765ND
2018-01-098011248-01ND