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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Lebanon

Vanadium is a metal used in steels and other alloys. People are commonly exposed to vanadium in water and food. Excessive exposure can be toxic during pregnancy and childhood.

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
20130.0594 ppb164ND - 0.250 ppb
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 21 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 21 ppb for vanadium was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against change in blood chemistry.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-04-23AB96333ND
2013-04-23AB963350.250 ppb
2013-04-23AB963370.240 ppb
2013-04-23AB96339ND
2013-04-23AB963410.230 ppb
2013-04-23AB96343ND
2013-04-23AB96345ND
2013-04-23AB96347ND
2013-10-22AC13623ND
2013-10-22AC13625ND
2013-10-22AC136270.230 ppb
2013-10-22AC13629ND
2013-10-22AC13631ND
2013-10-22AC13633ND
2013-10-22AC13635ND
2013-10-22AC13637ND