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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Kempner WSC

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-09AB80675ND
2013-01-241301693006ND
2014-01-27AC40138ND
2015-05-18AC92390ND
2016-01-14AD18350ND
2017-01-30AD67642ND