PAN Pesticides Database - Water Standards and Criteria

Water Quality Standards and Criteria Footnotes

U.S. national water quality criteria for the protection of human health where both aquatic organisms grown in the water are consumed and the water is consumed. This level for Dioxin (2,3,7,8-TCDD) is 5.0E-9 g/L

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This criterion is based on carcinogenicity of 10-6 risk. Alternate risk levels may be obtained by moving the decimal point (e.g., for a risk level of 10-5, move the decimal point in the recommended criterion one place to the right).