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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

City of Angleton

2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) is a herbicide banned in the U.S. since 1985. It was formerly used on residential and commercial lawns, and occasionally on food crops. 2,4,5-T contained the impurity dioxin, which is highly toxic to people and wildlife.

 

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

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