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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Edina

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

 

31

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND100ND
2014ND50ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND140ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-03-2712C0954-01ND
2013-02-2713B1315-01ND
2013-05-3013E2572-01ND
2013-05-3013E2572-02ND
2013-05-3013E2572-04ND
2013-07-2513G2159-01ND
2013-07-2513G2159-02ND
2013-07-2513G2162-02ND
2013-07-2513G2163-01ND
2013-12-1213L0421-01ND
2013-12-1213L0421-02ND
2014-08-2014H1841-02ND
2014-08-2014H1844-02ND
2014-08-2014H1844-03ND
2014-11-1914K0831-02ND
2014-11-1914K0831-01ND
2016-04-113428600ND
2016-04-113428658ND
2016-04-113428674ND
2016-04-113428695ND
2016-06-203475888ND
2016-06-213475813ND
2016-06-213475840ND
2016-06-213475903ND
2016-06-213475922ND
2016-06-213478334ND
2016-07-213500706ND
2016-07-213500711ND
2016-07-213500789ND
2016-07-213500794ND
2017-07-2617G1803-01ND