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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Lee County WSC

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

 

17

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
2013ND20ND
2014ND50ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017ND90ND

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
2013-10-14Q1308854026ND
2013-10-14Q1308854014ND
2014-02-25AC44557ND
2014-02-25AC44560ND
2014-02-25AC44559ND
2014-02-25AC44556ND
2014-02-25AC44558ND
2016-04-12AD32874ND
2017-01-30AD67644ND
2017-01-30AD67640ND
2017-05-04AD82851ND
2017-05-04AD82852ND
2017-05-04AD82840ND
2017-05-04AD82853ND
2017-05-30AD85966ND
2017-07-24AD90405ND
2017-10-04AD99355ND