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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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2,4,5-T

Pomeroy City Of

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.

 

11

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND30ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND
2018N/A00N/A
2019ND40ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-06-0298177ND
2014-08-1350316ND
2014-11-1854914ND
2016-04-11ND
2016-04-11ND
2017-09-13ND
2017-09-13ND
2019-05-06ND
2019-05-06ND
2019-05-06ND
2019-05-06ND