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Molybdenum

Berea Municipal Utilities

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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND80ND
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 40 ppb

The health guideline of 40 ppb for molybdenum was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a lifetime health-based limit for effects other than cancer. This health guideline protects against an increased risk of gout.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-27201401290682AMND
2014-01-27201401290680AMND
2014-04-15201404160683AMND
2014-04-15201404160679AMND
2014-07-22201407230790AMND
2014-07-22201407230709AMND
2014-10-21201410220347AMND
2014-10-21201410220356AMND