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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

City of Angleton

Alachlor is a widely used agricultural herbicide. It causes cancer in laboratory animals and may be carcinogenic to people.

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The legal limit for alachlor, established in 1991, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-03AB76892ND
2012-01-03AB76891ND
2012-04-03AB85871ND
2012-07-09AB94723ND
2013-01-29AC09037ND
2013-01-29AC09038ND
2014-02-25AC44579ND
2014-02-25AC44576ND
2015-01-15AC76582ND
2015-01-15AC76579ND
2016-01-20AD19059ND
2016-01-20AD19065ND
2017-01-12AD64880ND
2017-01-12AD64879ND
2017-03-28AD77287ND