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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dalapon

Bellefonte Borough Water Authority

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

 

14

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND30ND
2017ND40ND

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
2012-04-0512040671ND
2012-04-1912041363ND
2012-08-1612081884ND
2012-10-1812101416-01ND
2014-06-1114061493-01ND
2014-08-2114082551-01ND
2015-06-3012935783ND
2016-06-1614470243ND
2016-08-2514974536ND
2016-11-1715428391ND
2017-05-1616319911ND
2017-05-1616319937ND
2017-08-1716628619ND
2017-09-0616786176ND