Pooled raw milk samples collected in Connecticut were analyzed for the herbicides 2,4-D, Atrazine, Simazine, and Alachlor. For 2,4-D, 25.6% of the samples had no detectable level, for Atrazine 7.7%, and for Alachlor 10.3%. None contained Simazine. Concentrations averaged 0.021 ppm for 2,4-D, 0.0075 for Atrazine, and 0.0067 for Alachlor. No sample exceeded the EPA tolerance for any of the herbicides. Analysis was by enzyme immunoassay.

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