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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

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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.

 

14

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
20130.207 ppb142ND - 1.50 ppb
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
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
2013-01-09100189PND
2013-01-09300281PND
2013-01-09100191P1.50 ppb
2013-01-09100190PND
2013-01-09100192PND
2013-04-02300957PND
2013-04-02101020QND
2013-07-24101619PND
2013-07-24101617PND
2013-07-24101616PND
2013-07-24301713PND
2013-07-24101618P1.40 ppb
2013-11-06302448PND
2013-11-06102512PND