Questionable Levels of Arsenic Found in Some Brands of Bottled Water, Report Finds

Consumer Reports recently conducted a comprehensive examination of arsenic levels in bottled water. Out of more than 130 bottled water brands that had test results available (self reported or commissioned by the publication), 11 had detectable amounts of arsenic. 6 of those had levels of 3 parts per billion (ppb) or higher. The federal standard is 10 ppb. Even though arsenic is found naturally in our environment, long-term consumption of water with higher-than-recommended arsenic levels can be harmful to human health.

Read the full report, “Arsenic in Some Bottled Water Brands at Unsafe Levels, Consumer Reports Says” at ConsumerReports.org →

2019-04-19T16:22:41-05:00April 19th, 2019|Newsroom|

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