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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Forest Water Supply Corporation

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

 

7

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

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

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
2012-01-241201555009ND
2012-11-301212014001ND
2013-03-061303203004ND
2014-03-06Q1407235002ND
2015-02-05Q1504709007ND
2016-10-21Q1645159007ND
2017-03-01Q1708645003ND