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|Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL)||0.010 mg/L|
|Potential Health Effects
(from ingestion of water)
|Skin, nervous system toxicity|
|Potential Source of Contaminant||Natural deposits, smelters, glass, electronics wastes, orchards|
|Applicable NSF/ANSI Standard(s)||Standard 53
|Water Treatment Technologies Certified by NSF for Reduction of this Contaminant||Distillation
Reverse Osmosis (50 ppb)
Reverse Osmosis (300 ppb)
|Special Notes||Arsenic can be found in water in two different forms:
For additional information on arsenic, view the arsenic fact sheet.