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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

City of Angleton

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

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND30ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND30ND

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
2012-01-03AB76882ND
2012-04-03AB85854ND
2012-07-09AB94718ND
2013-01-29AC09027ND
2014-02-25AC44548ND
2014-02-25AC44549ND
2015-01-15AC76559ND
2016-01-20AD19028ND
2017-01-12AD64843ND
2017-01-12AD64840ND
2017-03-28AD77245ND