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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Matagorda County Water Control and Improvement District 5

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND30ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-10-30AC04228ND
2015-05-21AC93133ND
2016-12-05AD60458ND
2017-03-28AD77235ND
2017-05-18AD84935ND
2017-07-31AD91446ND