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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

City of Kerrville

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

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND50ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017ND120ND

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
2012-10-041210228009ND
2013-01-23AC08569ND
2014-04-07AC49530ND
2014-04-07AC49531ND
2014-07-16AC59858ND
2014-10-15AC69754ND
2014-10-15AC69753ND
2016-02-01AD21211ND
2017-04-06AD78785ND
2017-05-08AD83154ND
2017-05-08AD83157ND
2017-05-09AD83416ND
2017-05-09AD83421ND
2017-05-09AD83420ND
2017-05-22AD85094ND
2017-07-05AD88358ND
2017-07-05AD88359ND
2017-07-05AD88360ND
2017-10-09AD99895ND
2017-10-09AD99896ND