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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Mount Morris, City of

NOTE: Mount Morris, City of purchases water from Genesee County Water System which is required to test for oxamyl (vydate). Sample information shown below was taken by Genesee County Water System.

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

 

0

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
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 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

NOTE: Mount Morris, City of purchases water from Genesee County Water System which is required to test for oxamyl (vydate). Sample information shown below was taken by Genesee County Water System.

Date Lab ID Result