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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

City of Hereford

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.

 

8

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-02-12Q1404321017ND
2014-02-12Q1404321018ND
2014-02-12Q1404321019ND
2014-02-12Q1404321020ND
2017-01-17Q1702053003ND
2017-04-10Q1714723007ND
2017-05-09Q1718998007ND
2017-07-13Q1728901003ND