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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Harris County MUD 165

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

 

6

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
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017ND20ND

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
2013-06-13AC22122ND
2014-03-20AC47837ND
2014-07-16AC59860ND
2016-03-21AD29734ND
2017-05-04AD82843ND
2017-05-04AD82849ND