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

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

Iceland Pure Spring Water
Grade: F
sold by Walgreen Co.
U.S. map showing states where samples were purchased
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
Oregon F n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Iceland Pure Spring Water Label
Oregon
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F

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "Iceland Spring, 110 Reykjavik, Iceland"
Website information: None Listed
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "Filtered through the lava mountains of Iceland"
Website information: "Filtered through the lava mountains of Iceland"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelImported from Iceland, our natural glacial spring water is pure and refreshing like no other. Filtered through the lava mountains of Iceland, it has one of the naturally lowest mineral contents of any water and neutral pH close to that of our body. Icelanders live longer than any other nationality; we believe their secret to long life is their water.

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):
  • Walgreens, Portland, OR (18-May-10)
Official website:www.walgreens.com/store/catalog/Cold-Drinks/Spring-Water/ID=prod4767642-product

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 1.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.5 / 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? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -1.0 / 1.0
Total 3.0 / 5.0 0.7 / 4.0 2.7 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

F