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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

City of Sugar Land

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

 

18

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
2013ND10ND
2014ND90ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND60ND

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
2013-12-03AC36538ND
2014-02-11AC42272ND
2014-03-26AC48396ND
2014-03-26AC48398ND
2014-03-26AC48397ND
2014-03-26AC48393ND
2014-03-26AC48395ND
2014-03-26AC48394ND
2014-04-29AC52120ND
2014-07-23AC60726ND
2015-01-22AC77382ND
2016-02-02AD21569ND
2017-01-04AD63037ND
2017-03-22AD76421ND
2017-03-22AD76427ND
2017-03-22AD76419ND
2017-03-22AD76420ND
2017-04-03AD78148ND