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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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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.

 

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND140ND
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
2014-03-1125047601ND
2014-03-1125047801ND
2014-03-1125048001ND
2014-03-1125047901ND
2014-03-1125047701ND
2014-03-1125047501ND
2014-03-1125047201ND
2014-09-0927043501ND
2014-09-093113350ND
2014-09-0927043301ND
2014-09-0927043401ND
2014-09-0927043801ND
2014-09-093113338ND
2014-09-0927043701ND