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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

North Penn Water Authority

Oxamyl is a neurotoxic insecticide used on cotton, fruit and vegetable crops. It may harm fetal development.

 

56

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
2014ND240ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND280ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 26 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 26 ppb for oxamyl 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 central nervous system.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 200 ppb

The legal limit for oxamyl, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1980s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-04-2214040589-01ND
2014-04-2214040590-01ND
2014-04-2214030715-01ND
2014-04-2214030714-01ND
2014-04-2214030712-01ND
2014-04-2814040582-01ND
2014-04-2914040579-01ND
2014-04-2914030720-01ND
2014-04-2914030719-01ND
2014-04-2914030716-01ND
2014-04-2914030718-01ND
2014-05-1914041348-01ND
2014-07-0714070808-001ND
2014-07-0714070812-001ND
2014-07-0714070809-001ND
2014-07-0714070804-001ND
2014-07-0714070787-001ND
2014-07-2114072516-001ND
2014-07-2114072521-001ND
2014-08-0414080384-001ND
2014-08-2514082298-01ND
2014-08-2514082297-01ND
2014-08-2514082296-01ND
2014-08-2514082295-01ND
2015-07-0213013248ND
2015-12-0913633928ND
2016-08-2314907921ND
2016-11-0215226748ND
2017-02-2215795483ND
2017-04-0515937094ND
2017-04-0515937119ND
2017-04-0515937023ND
2017-04-0515937165ND
2017-04-0515937058ND
2017-04-0515936987ND
2017-04-0515937200ND
2017-04-1915937873ND
2017-04-1915937909ND
2017-04-1915938017ND
2017-04-1915938053ND
2017-04-1915937981ND
2017-04-1915937945ND
2017-07-1216414010ND
2017-07-1216414082ND
2017-07-1216414046ND
2017-07-1216414117ND
2017-07-1216413904ND
2017-07-1216413939ND
2017-07-1216413975ND
2017-07-1716414297ND
2017-07-1716414261ND
2017-07-1716414225ND
2017-07-1716414153ND
2017-07-1716414189ND
2017-07-1716414333ND
2017-10-0916880780ND