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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Doyon Utilities Jber - Richardson

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

 

33

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND160ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND120ND
2016ND10ND
2017ND40ND

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
2012-01-23PE*2581090ND
2012-01-23PE*2581104ND
2012-01-23PE*2581110ND
2012-01-23PE*2581114ND
2012-01-23PE*2581077ND
2012-04-23PE*2629746ND
2012-04-23PE*2629762ND
2012-04-23PE*2629783ND
2012-04-23PE*2629808ND
2012-07-24PE*2682053ND
2012-07-24PE*2682125ND
2012-07-24PE*2682078ND
2012-11-26PE*2745627ND
2012-11-26PE*2745641ND
2012-11-26PE*2745651ND
2012-11-26PE*2745661ND
2015-02-24PE*3195304ND
2015-02-24PE*3195668ND
2015-02-24PE*3195335ND
2015-06-23PE*3268446ND
2015-06-23PE*3268603ND
2015-06-23PE*3268618ND
2015-09-14PE*3322316ND
2015-09-14PE*3322327ND
2015-09-14PE*3322344ND
2015-12-07PE*3371144ND
2015-12-07PE*3371157ND
2015-12-07PE*3371167ND
2016-03-29PE*3422158ND
2017-03-06PE*3649755ND
2017-05-22PE*3698680ND
2017-08-28PE*3767829ND
2017-10-11PE*3797941ND