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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

City of Grand Prairie

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

 

14

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
2014ND80ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND60ND

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
2014-04-23Q1412991006ND
2014-06-04Q1419331006ND
2014-06-26Q1424023033ND
2014-06-26Q1424023018ND
2014-06-26Q1424023017ND
2014-06-26Q1424023016ND
2014-09-10Q1442991012ND
2014-09-10Q1442991011ND
2017-01-05Q1700632005ND
2017-01-05Q1700632019ND
2017-06-27Q1726535008ND
2017-06-27Q1726535032ND
2017-06-27Q1726535007ND
2017-06-27Q1726535031ND