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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dinoseb

Bennington Water Department

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

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND20ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

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
2012-05-081205-00447-001ND
2012-05-081205-00447-002ND
2014-02-101402-02451-001ND
2014-02-101402-02454-001ND
2015-05-111505-08600-001ND
2015-05-111505-08603-001ND
2017-02-131702-03161-001ND
2017-02-131702-03161-004ND