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2,4,5-T

Bennington Water Department

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.

 

4

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-02-101402-02451-001ND
2014-02-101402-02454-001ND
2015-05-111505-08600-001ND
2015-05-111505-08603-001ND