Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

Donate

2,4,5-T

Wellborn SUD

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.

 

9

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
2013ND30ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND30ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-02-061302228016ND
2013-12-12Q1317624026ND
2013-12-12Q1317624029ND
2014-02-13AC42890ND
2014-02-13AC42889ND
2016-03-09AD28005ND
2016-03-09AD28007ND
2016-03-09AD28006ND
2017-03-07AD73795ND