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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Freeport

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.

 

8

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
20140.0550 ppb41ND - 0.220 ppb
2015ND40ND
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
2014-11-1735164568005AMND
2014-11-1735164568001AMND
2014-11-1735164568007AM0.220 ppb
2014-11-1735164568003AMND
2015-05-1135188125003AMND
2015-05-1135188125005AMND
2015-05-1135188125007AMND
2015-05-1135188125001AMND