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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Molybdenum

Bladen County Water Dist-West Bladen

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.

 

24

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
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
2015ND240ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 40 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 40 ppb for molybdenum was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against metabolic changes and excess formation of uric acid in the blood.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2015-03-173208432ND
2015-03-173208350ND
2015-03-173208428ND
2015-03-173208464ND
2015-03-173208523ND
2015-03-173208447ND
2015-03-173208265ND
2015-03-173208377ND
2015-03-173208532ND
2015-03-173208245ND
2015-03-173208324ND
2015-03-173208455ND
2015-09-153322949ND
2015-09-153322207ND
2015-09-153322913ND
2015-09-153322958ND
2015-09-153322886ND
2015-09-153322930ND
2015-09-153322211ND
2015-09-153322917ND
2015-09-153322900ND
2015-09-153322921ND
2015-09-153322873ND
2015-09-153322858ND