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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Pennsylvania American Royersford

Oxamyl is a neurotoxic insecticide used on cotton, fruit and vegetable crops. It may harm fetal development.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND100ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND100ND
2018N/A00N/A
2019N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 26 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 26 ppb for oxamyl was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against harm to the central nervous system.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for oxamyl, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-04-0225339901ND
2014-04-0225340101ND
2014-04-0325339801ND
2014-04-0325340201ND
2014-06-2525340401ND
2014-08-0526516601ND
2014-08-0526516201ND
2014-08-0626516401ND
2014-08-0626516701ND
2014-08-1226516501ND
2017-04-1115931549ND
2017-04-1115931519ND
2017-04-1115931491ND
2017-04-1115931463ND
2017-04-1115931435ND
2017-08-1516560825ND
2017-08-1516560853ND
2017-08-1516560797ND
2017-08-1616560881ND
2017-08-3116721936ND