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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Hilo

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

 

18

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
2014ND80ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND100ND

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
2014-01-22C14-01-0136ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0137ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0138ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0139ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0058ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0057ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0056ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0055ND
2017-05-09ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-07-17ND
2017-08-16ND