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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

Syracuse City

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.

 

12

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
20130.0900 ppb62ND - 0.300 ppb
2014ND60ND
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
2013-07-17201307190530AMND
2013-07-17201307190578AMND
2013-07-17201307190536AM0.300 ppb
2013-10-22201310240503AMND
2013-10-22201310240414AM0.240 ppb
2013-10-22201310240408AMND
2014-01-15201401170401AMND
2014-01-15201401170433AMND
2014-01-15201401170469AMND
2014-04-14201404160585AMND
2014-04-14201404160829AMND
2014-04-14201404170347AMND