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Found 10 records similar to Guidelines for Canadian Drinking Water Quality: Guideline Technical Document – Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA)

Federal

This Guideline Technical Document reviews the health risks associated with haloacetic acids in drinking water. It assesses all identified health risks, taking into account new studies and approaches, as well as treatment considerations. Exposure to haloacetic acids from drinking water through inhalation and skin contact has been considered for inclusion, but is not deemed significant. Based on this review, the guideline for total haloacetic acids in drinking water is established at a maximum acceptable concentration of 0.08 mg/L.

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 24, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, haloacetic-acids in drinking-water
Federal

Based on this review, the drinking water guideline for nitrate is a maximum acceptable concentration of 45 mg/L (equivalent to 10 mg/L nitrate-nitrogen); the drinking water guideline for nitrite is a maximum acceptable concentration of 3 mg/L (equivalent to 1 mg/L nitrite-nitrogen).

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 23, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, nitrate in drinking-water, nitrite in drinking-water
Federal

This guideline technical document reviews and assesses all identified health risks associated with BaP in drinking water. Based on this review, the guideline for BaP in drinking water is a maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of 0.000 04 mg/L (0.04 µg/L).

Last Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 9, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, Benzo[a]pyrene, BaP in drinking-water
Federal

This Guideline Technical Document reviews and assesses all identified health risks associated with benzene in drinking water, incorporating multiple routes of exposure to benzene from drinking water, including ingestion and both inhalation and skin absorption from showering and bathing. From this review, the guideline for benzene in drinking water is established at a maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of 0.005 mg/L (5 µg/L).

Last Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 23, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, benzene in drinking-water
Federal

This guideline technical document reviews and assesses all identified health risks associated with chromium in drinking water. It incorporates new studies and approaches and takes into consideration the availability of appropriate treatment technology. Based on this review, the drinking water guideline for total chromium is a maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of 0.05 mg/L (50 µg/L).

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 13, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, chromium in drinking-water
Federal

This guideline technical document reviews and assesses all identified health risks associated with manganese in drinking water. It incorporates new studies and approaches and takes into consideration the availability of appropriate treatment technology. Based on this review, the drinking water guideline for manganese is a maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) of 0.12 mg/L (120 µg/L).

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 31, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, manganese in drinking-water
Federal

The maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) for nitrilotriacetic acid (NTA) in drinking water is 0.4 mg/L (400 µg/L).

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Sep. 21, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, nitrilotriacetic acid, NTA, NTA in drinking-water
Federal

The maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) for chlorite in drinking water is 1 mg/L. The MAC for chlorate in drinking water is 1 mg/L. A guideline for chlorine dioxide is not required because of its rapid reduction to chlorite in drinking water.

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 22, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, Chlorite-and-Chlorate in drinking-water, chlorine dioxide
Federal

This guideline technical document reviews and assesses the identified health risks associated with cyanobacterial toxins in drinking water. It assesses new studies and approaches and takes into consideration limitations in analytical methods and treatment technologies. Based on this review, the guideline for total microcystins in drinking water is established at a maximum acceptable concentration of 0.0015 mg/L (1.5 µg/L).

Last Updated: Sep. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 13, 2021
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, cyanobacterial-toxins in drinking-water, microcystins in drinking-water
Federal

The maximum acceptable concentration (MAC) for atrazine in drinking water is 0.005 mg/L (5 µg/L). The guideline is applicable to the sum of atrazine and its N-dealkylated metabolites.

Last Updated: Sep. 26, 2022
Date Published: Jan. 23, 2017
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  water, water quality, drinking water quality, potable water, contaminants, exposure to contaminants, Atrazine in drinking-water
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