Safe Water Package #2

$ 199.00

Test for Most Popular Contaminants in Drinking Water

The Safe Water Test Package 2 is our most common package of tests for drinking water customers.  The package includes all the tests from Safe Water Test Package 3, plus VOCs, arsenic lead and copper.  This is an excellent package for homeowners or businesses who have a general concern about water contaminates.

This Package Includes 27 Individual Contaminants:

Contaminant

EPA MCL
(mg/L)

Potential Health effects from
exposure above the MCL

Common sources of
contaminate in drinking water

Total Coliform
(includes E. coli)

zero presence

Indicate whether potentially harmful bacteria may be present

Coliforms are naturally present in the
environment.

Nitrates, Total

10

Infants below the age of six months who drink water containing nitrate in excess of the MCL could become seriously ill and, if untreated, may die. Symptoms include shortness of breath and blue-baby syndrome.

Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from septic tanks, sewage; erosion of natural deposits

Arsenic

0.010

Skin damage or problems with circulatory systems, and may have increased risk of getting cancer

Erosion of natural deposits; runoff from orchards, runoff from glass and electronics production waste.

Lead

Action
Level =
0.015

Infants and children: Delays in physical or mental development; children could show slight deficits in attention span and learning abilities; Adults: Kidney problems;
high blood pressure

Corrosion of household plumbing
systems; erosion of natural deposits

Benzene

0.005

Anemia; decrease in blood platelets; Increased risk of cancer

Discharge from factories; leaching from gas storage tanks and landfills

Carbon Tetrachloride

0.005

Liver problems; increased risk of cancer

Discharge from chemical plants and other industrial activities

Chlorobenzene

0.1

Liver or kidney problems

Discharge from chemical and Agricultural chemical factories.

1,2-Dichlorobenzene

0.6

Liver, kidney, circulatory system problems

Discharge from industrial chemical factories

1-4-Dichlorobenzene

0.075

Anemia; liver, kidney or spleen damage; changes in blood

Discharge from industrial chemical factories

1,2-Dichloroethane

0.005

Increased risk of cancer

Discharge from industrial chemical factories

1,1-Dichloroethene

0.007

Liver problems

Discharge from industrial chemical factories

cis-1,2-Dichloroethene

0.07

Liver problems

Discharge from industrial chemical factories

trans-1,2-Dichloroethene

0.1

Liver problems

Discharge from industrial chemical factories

Methylene Chloride

0.005

Liver problems; increased risk of cancer

Discharge from drug and chemical factories

1,2-Dichloropropane

0.005

Increased risk of cancer

Discharge from industrial chemical factories

Ethylbenzene

0.7

Liver and kidney problems

Discharge from petroleum refineries

Methyl tertiary butyl ether (MTBE)

n/a

Possible cancer risk

leaking gasoline storage tanks, pipelines and emissions

Styrene

0.1

Liver, kidney & circulatory system problems

Discharge from rubber and plastic factories; leaching from landfills

Tetrachloroethene

0.005

Liver problems; increased risk of cancer

Discharge from factories and dry cleaners

Toluene

1

Nervous system, kidney, or liver problems

Discharge from petroleum factories; or underground gasoline tanks

1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene

0.07

Changes in adrenal glands

Discharge from textile finishing factories

1,1,1-Trichloroethane

0.2

Liver, nervous system, or circulatory problems

Discharge from metal degreasing sites
and other factories

1,1,2-Trichloroethane

0.005

Liver, kidney, or immune system problems

Discharge from industrial chemical
factories

Trichloroethene

0.005

Liver problems; increased risk of cancer

Discharge from metal degreasing sites
and other factories

Vinyl chloride

0.002

Increased risk of cancer

Leaching from PVC pipes; discharge from plastic factories

Xylenes (total)

10

Nervous system damage

Discharge from petroleum factories and chemical factories

 


Your test kit will include sample bottles and easy to follow sample collection instructions. When testing is complete, a report will be issued identifying any problems detected with your sample. Please note: this test package must be returned to the lab within 24 hours of collection.

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