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Beryllium

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Beryllium is a toxic metal that is both naturally occurring and released into the environment from industrial pollution and incineration. Beryllium can damage lungs, bones and the digestive system.

 

84

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010ND140ND
2011ND170ND
2012ND120ND
2013ND130ND
2014ND140ND
2015ND140ND

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 1 ppb

The health guideline of 1 ppb for beryllium 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 stomach and intestines.

ppb = parts per billion.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 4 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)4 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
2010-04-141004608-002A-PRIND
2010-04-141004608-001A-PRIND
2010-06-181007255-003A-PRIND
2010-06-181007255-001A-PRIND
2010-06-181007255-002A-PRIND
2010-11-021011053-001-PRIND
2010-11-021011053-002-PRIND
2010-11-081011294-001-PRIND
2010-11-151011521-001-PRIND
2010-11-181011722-001-PRIND
2010-11-181011722-002-PRIND
2010-11-181011722-003-PRIND
2010-12-091012390-001-PRIND
2010-12-091012390-002-PRIND
2011-03-311103B40-002-PRIND
2011-05-181105754-010-PRIND
2011-05-181105754-011-PRIND
2011-05-181105754-009-PRIND
2011-05-201105864-002-PRIND
2011-05-201105864-004-PRIND
2011-05-201105864-006-PRIND
2011-06-011106028-001-PRIND
2011-06-171106841-002-PRIND
2011-06-171106841-001-PRIND
2011-07-111107309-001-PRIND
2011-07-191107774-001-PRIND
2011-09-081109263-001-PRIND
2011-10-141110498-002-PRIND
2011-12-051112132-001-PRIND
2011-12-131112492-001-PRIND
2011-12-191112732-001-PRIND
2012-02-151202549-003-PRIND
2012-02-151202549-001-PRIND
2012-04-111204460-001-PRIND
2012-04-111204498-001-PRIND
2012-04-171204685-006-PRIND
2012-04-171204685-002-PRIND
2012-06-271206B54-001-PRIND
2012-12-171212822-001-PRIND
2012-12-181212921-004-PRIND
2012-12-181212921-001-PRIND
2012-12-181212921-003-PRIND
2012-12-181212921-002-PRIND
2013-02-041302060-001-PRIND
2013-02-061302202-002-PRIND
2013-02-061302202-001-PRIND
2013-03-041303050-001-PRIND
2013-03-121303495-002-PRIND
2013-03-121303503-002-PRIND
2013-03-121303495-001-PRIND
2013-03-131303646-001-PRIND
2013-03-131303646-002-PRIND
2013-03-221303B27-001-PRIND
2013-03-271303C98-001-PRIND
2013-05-171305946-001-PRIND
2013-05-211305B21-001-PRIND
2014-01-091401329-002-PRIND
2014-01-091401329-001-PRIND
2014-01-091401329-004-PRIND
2014-01-091401329-003-PRIND
2014-01-101401387-002-PRIND
2014-01-101401387-001-PRIND
2014-01-161401707-002-PRIND
2014-01-161401707-001-PRIND
2014-01-161401707-003-PRIND
2014-01-211401879-002-PRIND
2014-01-211401879-001-PRIND
2014-05-021405140-003-PRIND
2014-05-021405140-004-PRIND
2014-06-061406477-001-PRIND
2015-01-131501685-002-PRIND
2015-01-131501685-001-PRIND
2015-01-141501749-002-PRIND
2015-01-141501749-001-PRIND
2015-01-151501858-001-PRIND
2015-01-151501858-002-PRIND
2015-01-231501E09-002-PRIND
2015-01-231501E09-003-PRIND
2015-01-231501E09-001-PRIND
2015-05-081505605-002-PRIND
2015-05-081505605-004-PRIND
2015-06-041506369-002-PRIND
2015-06-041506369-001-PRIND
2015-06-041506369-003-PRIND