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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Lockport

Oxamyl is a neurotoxic insecticide used on cotton, fruit and vegetable crops. It may harm fetal development.

 

20

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND50ND
2013ND50ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND100ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 26 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 26 ppb for oxamyl was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against harm to the central nervous system.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for oxamyl, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-281208F10-001CND
2012-08-281208F10-013CND
2012-08-281208F10-010CND
2012-08-281208F10-007CND
2012-08-281208F10-004CND
2013-03-261303B65-004CND
2013-03-261303B65-001CND
2013-03-261303B65-007CND
2013-04-091304548-001CND
2013-04-091304548-004CND
2015-08-041508225-013DND
2015-08-041508225-010DND
2015-08-041508225-007DND
2015-08-041508225-004DND
2015-08-041508225-001DND
2015-11-101511802-003DND
2015-11-101511802-005DND
2015-11-101511802-001DND
2015-11-101511802-007DND
2015-11-101511802-009DND