EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011
January 25, 2012

EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011: Find Your Water

Ralphs Purified Drinking Water
Grade: D
sold by Inter-American Products
Map of US showing California
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California D no

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Ralphs Purified Drinking Water Label
California
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D

2009 summary

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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: None Listed
Website information: None Listed
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "purified by advanced filtration, ozonation and reverse osmosis technologies"
Website information: None Listed
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? "For a report on water quality & information call 1-800-697-2448 or go to www.interamericanproducts.com."
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelDistributed by Inter-American Products, Cincinnati, OH 45202.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Ralphs, Temple City, CA (08-Feb-10)
Official website:www.interamericanproducts.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 3.0 Grade Key
A: 8.6-10.0
B: 6.9-8.5
C: 5.0-6.8
D: 2.9-4.9
F:-2.0-2.8
Purification method 2.0 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 2.2 / 3.0
Testing conducted 1.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 1.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.3 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -0.0 / 1.0
Total 3.0 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 3.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment advanced treatment used
Meets state labeling laws? out of compliance with california regulation: water quality report not available via website as stated on the label
Final Grade

D