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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Aldicarb

Status: No national drinking water standard exists

 

Aldicarb is a neurotoxic insecticide.

2015-2017:

FOUND
FOUND ABOVE HEALTH GUIDELINES

1

states detected

1

utilities detected

400

people served

0

states over health guideline

0

utilities over health guideline

0

people served over health guideline

Health concerns for aldicarb

Harm to the brain and nervous system

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 7 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 7 ppb for aldicarb was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lifetime health-based limit for effects other than cancer. This health guideline protects against harm to the nervous system.

ppb = parts per billion

States reporting aldicarb in drinking water

UTILITIES WITH CONTAMINATION
State UtilitiesPeople Served
New York1400
MORE
LESS

Filtering technologies that reduce aldicarb

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Activated Carbon

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Reverse Osmosis

Utilities with the highest amounts of aldicarb, 2015-2017

ALL UTILITIES
LARGE UTILITIES
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served
Four Winds HospitalKatonah, NY1 of 40.550 ppb400
UtilityLocationTestsAverage levelPeople served