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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Emmaus Borough Public Water

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

 

16

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
2014ND80ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND80ND

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
2014-05-27140021797ND
2014-05-27140021795ND
2014-05-27140021798ND
2014-05-27140021796ND
2014-08-28140038949ND
2014-08-28140038946ND
2014-08-28140038948ND
2014-08-28140038947ND
2017-05-2416304204ND
2017-05-2416304203ND
2017-05-2416304202ND
2017-05-2416304205ND
2017-08-3116771692ND
2017-08-3116771693ND
2017-08-3116771690ND
2017-08-3116771691ND