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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Alachlor (Lasso)

City of Wolfforth

Alachlor is a widely used agricultural herbicide. It causes cancer in laboratory animals and may be carcinogenic to people.

 

9

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
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The legal limit for alachlor, established in 1991, was based on toxicity studies in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-01-311302025031ND
2014-04-29Q1413985004ND
2015-03-16Q1509516009ND
2016-05-25Q1620718005ND
2016-05-25Q1620718006ND
2016-08-11Q1633469001ND
2016-11-17Q1650338001ND
2017-03-09Q1710015001ND
2017-03-09Q1710015002ND