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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Juneau

Molybdenum is a metal that occurs naturally in soil, minerals and water. People who ingest large amounts can have increased levels of uric acid and gout-like symptoms.

 

10

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND100ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 40 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 40 ppb for molybdenum was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against metabolic changes and excess formation of uric acid in the blood.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-05201501070213AMND
2015-01-05201501070215AMND
2015-01-05201501070205AMND
2015-01-05201501070203AMND
2015-04-06201504080404AMND
2015-04-06201504080402AMND
2015-07-06201507090508AMND
2015-07-06201507100259AMND
2015-07-06201507090533AMND
2015-07-27201507130071AMND