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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Oxamyl (Vydate)

Farmington City Water System

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

 

19

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
2013ND40ND
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND110ND
2017N/A00N/A

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 Result
2013-11-05ND
2013-11-05ND
2013-11-06ND
2013-11-06ND
2014-03-18ND
2014-06-16ND
2014-09-17ND
2014-12-11ND
2016-01-22ND
2016-02-03ND
2016-02-10ND
2016-09-13ND
2016-09-13ND
2016-09-13ND
2016-09-13ND
2016-11-10ND
2016-11-10ND
2016-11-10ND
2016-11-10ND