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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

City of Corpus Christi

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
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND10ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND10ND
2017ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-02-13AC10471ND
2016-02-10AD23140ND
2017-03-21AD76128ND
2017-05-16AD84511ND
2017-07-28AD91443ND
2017-11-14AE04809ND