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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Franklin Water Systems 3

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
2013ND30ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND50ND
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
2013-06-24Q1302735004ND
2013-06-24Q1302735005ND
2013-06-24Q1302735006ND
2016-06-08Q1622883001ND
2016-06-08Q1622883002ND
2016-09-28Q1640760001ND
2016-12-13AD62465ND
2016-12-13AD62464ND
2017-03-21Q1711955009ND
2017-03-21Q1711955014ND
2017-06-07AD86942ND
2017-06-21Q1725672006ND
2017-07-25Q1730588012ND
2017-07-25Q1730588002ND