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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Falls Water Company Inc

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.

 

20

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
2014ND200ND
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
2014-04-1425465701ND
2014-04-1425465501ND
2014-04-1425465801ND
2014-04-1425465301ND
2014-04-1425465201ND
2014-04-1425465401ND
2014-04-1425465001ND
2014-04-1425465101ND
2014-04-1425465901ND
2014-04-1425465601ND
2014-10-173133209ND
2014-10-173133205ND
2014-10-173133207ND
2014-10-173133213ND
2014-10-173133211ND
2014-10-173133199ND
2014-10-173133203ND
2014-10-173133195ND
2014-10-173133197ND
2014-10-173133201ND