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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dalapon

Pennsylvania American Royersford

The herbicide dalapon has not been used in the U.S. since 1999. In animal studies, exposure to dalapon harms the kidneys.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND100ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND100ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for dalapon, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals published in 1960.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-04-0225339901ND
2014-04-0225340101ND
2014-04-0325339801ND
2014-04-0325340201ND
2014-06-2525340401ND
2014-08-0526516601ND
2014-08-0526516201ND
2014-08-0626516401ND
2014-08-0626516701ND
2014-08-1226516501ND
2017-04-1115931555ND
2017-04-1115931525ND
2017-04-1115931497ND
2017-04-1115931469ND
2017-04-1115931441ND
2017-08-1516560831ND
2017-08-1516560859ND
2017-08-1516560803ND
2017-08-1616560887ND
2017-08-3116721942ND