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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

City of South Houston

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

 

10

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
2014ND50ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND50ND

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
2014-01-14AC38854ND
2014-01-14AC38856ND
2014-01-14AC38853ND
2014-01-14AC38861ND
2014-01-14AC38855ND
2017-01-06AD63703ND
2017-02-10AD70458ND
2017-03-01AD72856ND
2017-03-01AD72857ND
2017-03-01AD72858ND