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Molybdenum

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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.

 

15

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND150ND
2015N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion.

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

Health Guideline 40 ppb

The 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
2014-05-1335138482009AMND
2014-05-1335138482007AMND
2014-05-1335138482003AMND
2014-05-1335138482010AMND
2014-05-1435138482012AMND
2014-05-1435138482005AMND
2014-05-1435138482001AMND
2014-05-3035140106001AMND
2014-11-0535163400003AMND
2014-11-0535163400001AMND
2014-11-1235164080003AMND
2014-11-1235164080001AMND
2014-11-1235163769003AMND
2014-11-1235163769001AMND
2014-11-1335164082001AMND