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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Picloram

Millersview-doole Water Supply Corporation

Picloram is a herbicide that in studies of laboratory animals has been linked with reduced testicular size and damage to the liver and thyroid.

 

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
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 166 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 166 ppb for picloram was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against change to internal organs.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 500 ppb

The legal limit for picloram, established in 1992, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-06-26Q1302971007ND
2013-07-22Q1304083003ND
2013-11-14Q1313540001ND
2014-02-27AC45129ND
2014-02-27AC45136ND
2015-02-03AC79081ND
2016-02-17AD24476ND
2017-03-01Q1708974006ND
2017-05-17Q1720172008ND