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

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

World Market Natural Spring Water
Grade: F
sold by Cost Plus World Market
Map of US showing California
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
California F no

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
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California
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "Baxter Springs, Baxter, CA"
Website information: No product information on website
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: None Listed
Website information: No product information on website
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? No product information on website
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelBottled by: California Bottling Co., Inc., 8250 Industrial Avenue, Roseville, CA 95678 916-772-1000. Ingredients: Natural Spring Water. Distributed by Cost Plus Inc, Oakland, CA 94607. Product of USA.

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):
  • World Market, Fairfield, CA (2-Jan-10)
Official website:www.worldmarket.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.2 / 1.0 2.2 / 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 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.8 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -1.0 / 1.0
Total 2.0 / 5.0 0.2 / 4.0 0.5 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws? out of compliance with california regulation: no information on label about where to get additional water quality information
Final Grade

F