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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Vanadium

New York City System

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.

 

30

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
2013ND60ND
2014ND180ND
2015ND60ND
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
2013-12-10201312110762AMND
2013-12-10201312110816AMND
2013-12-10201312110565AMND
2013-12-10201312110711AMND
2013-12-10201312110609AMND
2013-12-10201312110548AMND
2014-03-11201403120582AMND
2014-03-11201403120550AMND
2014-03-11201403120556AMND
2014-03-11201403120478AMND
2014-03-11201403120608AMND
2014-03-11201403120580AMND
2014-06-24201406250156AMND
2014-06-24201406250381AMND
2014-06-24201406250135AMND
2014-06-24201406250127AMND
2014-06-24201406250148AMND
2014-06-24201406250133AMND
2014-09-23201409240447AMND
2014-09-23201409240402AMND
2014-09-23201409240450AMND
2014-09-23201409240346AMND
2014-09-23201409240320AMND
2014-09-23201409240312AMND
2015-06-25201505020409AMND
2015-06-25201505020407AMND
2015-09-23201508080114AMND
2015-09-23201508080112AMND
2015-12-08201511070108AMND
2015-12-08201511070106AMND