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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Nitrite

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Nitrite, closely related to the fertilizer chemical nitrate, comes from urban runoff and from fertilizer applied to agricultural lands to pollute drinking water. Nitrite is significantly more toxic than nitrate. Excessive nitrite in water can cause oxygen deprivation in infants and increase the risk of cancer.

 

28

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND110ND
2013ND30ND
2014ND110ND
2015ND30ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppm = parts per million

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 1 ppm

The legal limit for nitrite, established in 1991, was based on the rate of conversion of ingested nitrate into nitrite in adults. This limit may not fully protect against the risk of cancer due to nitrite exposure.

ppm = parts per million

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-02-14AB81221ND
2012-02-14AB81232ND
2012-02-14AB81233ND
2012-04-24AB87942ND
2012-04-24AB87941ND
2012-04-24AB87936ND
2012-09-12AC00866ND
2012-09-12AC00871ND
2012-12-181212904003ND
2012-12-181212904002ND
2012-12-181212904001ND
2013-02-071302273003ND
2013-02-071302273002ND
2013-12-04Q1316295002ND
2014-02-12Q1404268003ND
2014-02-12Q1404268002ND
2014-02-12Q1404268001ND
2014-05-01Q1414182007ND
2014-05-01Q1414182006ND
2014-05-01Q1414182005ND
2014-07-07Q1425892003ND
2014-07-07Q1425892002ND
2014-07-07Q1425892001ND
2014-11-04Q1454643002ND
2014-11-04Q1454643001ND
2015-02-25Q1507292001ND
2015-02-25Q1507292003ND
2015-02-25Q1507292002ND