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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Beauregard Water Works District #3

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

 

24

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
2012ND20ND
2013ND200ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 26 ppb

The 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.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The enforceable federal standard that defines the highest level of a contaminant allowed in drinking water.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level Goal (MCLG)200 ppb

A non-enforceable federal health guideline. For cancer-causing chemicals, these health goals are typically set to zero.

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-06-193560137W12ND
2012-06-193560137W12ND
2013-01-14AD74760ND
2013-01-14AD74759ND
2013-01-14AD74758ND
2013-01-14AD74757ND
2013-01-14AD74761ND
2013-01-14AD74761ND
2013-01-14AD74760ND
2013-01-14AD74759ND
2013-01-14AD74758ND
2013-01-14AD74757ND
2013-01-22AD74832ND
2013-01-22AD74833ND
2013-01-22AD74834ND
2013-01-22AD74834ND
2013-01-22AD74833ND
2013-01-22AD74832ND
2013-01-22AD74831ND
2013-01-22AD74830ND
2013-01-22AD74830ND
2013-01-22AD74831ND
2015-03-0235177665002ND
2015-03-0235177665002ND