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Vanadium

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Vanadium is a metal used in steels and other alloys. People are commonly exposed to vanadium in water and food. Excessive exposure can be toxic during pregnancy and childhood.

 

44

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
20141.44 ppb4439ND - 6.10 ppb
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 21 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 21 ppb for vanadium was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against change in blood chemistry.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-27201401280199AM2.40 ppb
2014-01-27201401280213AM0.590 ppb
2014-01-27201401280197AM0.400 ppb
2014-01-27201401280230AM0.420 ppb
2014-04-23201404240378AM2.60 ppb
2014-04-23201404240342AM1.000 ppb
2014-04-23201404240197AM0.840 ppb
2014-04-23201404240446AM0.300 ppb
2014-04-23201404240561AMND
2014-04-23201404240478AMND
2014-04-29201404300466AM2.90 ppb
2014-04-29201404300778AM1.000 ppb
2014-04-29201404300470AM1.80 ppb
2014-04-29201404300473AM0.460 ppb
2014-04-29201404300479AM1.60 ppb
2014-04-29201404300766AM0.710 ppb
2014-04-30201405010395AM6.10 ppb
2014-04-30201405010391AM0.980 ppb
2014-04-30201405010503AM2.90 ppb
2014-04-30201405010408AM1.60 ppb
2014-04-30201405010475AM3.00 ppb
2014-04-30201405010429AM1.20 ppb
2014-07-29201407300198AM2.00 ppb
2014-07-29201407300200AM0.520 ppb
2014-07-29201407300233AM0.560 ppb
2014-07-29201407300313AM0.530 ppb
2014-10-06201410070321AMND
2014-10-06201410070289AMND
2014-10-06201410070343AM1.30 ppb
2014-10-06201410070313AM1.70 ppb
2014-10-07201410080463AMND
2014-10-07201410080467AM5.20 ppb
2014-10-07201410080382AM1.40 ppb
2014-10-07201410080388AM0.990 ppb
2014-10-09201410100267AM0.880 ppb
2014-10-09201410100225AM2.90 ppb
2014-10-14201410150153AM2.40 ppb
2014-10-14201410150249AM0.680 ppb
2014-10-14201410150150AM0.750 ppb
2014-10-14201410150227AM1.000 ppb
2014-10-15201410160378AM3.00 ppb
2014-10-15201410160296AM3.20 ppb
2014-10-15201410160328AM0.900 ppb
2014-10-15201410160351AM0.830 ppb