WATER
Toxic Metals & Mineral Analysis | ID:372-933-f1791-1

Getting the most from the results

The Bottom Line

The main purpose of this test is to reveal possible contamination within water of harmful toxic metals.

More than half of these metals are known to be toxic, dangerous, carcinogenic or have unknown effects on humans. Long red bars make it imperative to investigate possible contamination routes and investigate further.

Bar lengths are shown as a percentage of the maximum allowed guideline level of the particular metal. Blue bars indicate the result is under the max allowed level -i.e. under 100%

Guidelines

Contamination Guidelines set a maximum amount of heavy metal or mineral allowed in the water - expressed as mg/L

Water contamination Guidelines are available for Drinking Water, Irrigation Water and water used for Livestock. The guideline levels, however are different for the different intended water uses.

Clicking on the different guideline buttons shows the same result but visualised with the different guideline upper value

Dive Deeper

There are links within your results that take you to further information. This information is being updated regularly.

All links are in blue. Metal name links take you to the substance profile on Toxno.

Additional information includes your actual result expressed as mg of the metal per litre of water, the guideline upper value used to visualise the result, the date and lab job number and client sample details. LOD stands for "Limit of Detection"

Balance

Very toxic metals like Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, Mercury and even Copper, don't want to be even near 100% of the allowed guideline.

It is paramount to find the source of the heavy metal contamination and if contamination exists, best to stop using the water in the interim.

Aluminium: 0.013 mg/L (6.5%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.2 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.05

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Barium: 0.005 mg/L (.1%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 5.6 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Boron: 0.004 mg/L (.1%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 4 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.01

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Calcium: 0.41 mg/L (.2%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 200 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.050

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Copper: 0.005 mg/L (.3%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 2 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Iron: 0.022 mg/L (7.3%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.3 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.05

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Magnesium: 0.12 mg/L (.2%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 50 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.050

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Manganese: 0.013 mg/L (2.6%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.5 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Phosphorus: 0.03 mg/L (?%) | Drinking Water Guideline: mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.050

Guidelines not available or under review
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Potassium: 0.11 mg/L (?%) | Drinking Water Guideline: mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.050

Guidelines not available or under review
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Strontium: 0.004 mg/L (0%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 17 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Zinc: 0.045 mg/L (1.5%) | Drinking Water Guideline: 3 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.005

SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Antimony | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.003 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Arsenic | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.01 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Beryllium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.06 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Bismuth | Drinking Water Guideline: mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Guidelines not available or under review
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Cadmium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.002 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Chromium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.05 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Cobalt | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.011 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Lead | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.01 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Lithium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.1 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Mercury | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.001 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.0005

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Molybdenum | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.05 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Nickel | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.1 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Selenium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.01 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.002

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Silver | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.1 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Sodium | Drinking Water Guideline: 180 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.050

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Sulphur | Drinking Water Guideline: 80 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:3

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Thallium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.002 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Thorium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.001 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Uranium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.017 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Vanadium | Drinking Water Guideline: 0.26 mg/L | Job #: f1791-1 | 1/08/2016 | LOD:0.001

Substance undetectable in sample or below the Lab's Limit of Detection (LOD)
SAMPLE DETAILS: House 001 -Rainwater galvanised iron new 2009 - taken directly from tank Tara, QLD, Australia

Getting the most from the results

The Bottom Line

The main purpose of this test is to reveal possible contamination within water of harmful toxic metals.

More than half of these metals are known to be toxic, dangerous, carcinogenic or have unknown effects on humans. Long red bars make it imperative to investigate possible contamination routes and investigate further.

Bar lengths are shown as a percentage of the maximum allowed guideline level of the particular metal. Blue bars indicate the result is under the max allowed level -i.e. under 100%

Guidelines

Contamination Guidelines set a maximum amount of heavy metal or mineral allowed in the water - expressed as mg/L

Water contamination Guidelines are available for Drinking Water, Irrigation Water and water used for Livestock. The guideline levels, however are different for the different intended water uses.

Clicking on the different guideline buttons shows the same result but visualised with the different guideline upper value

Dive Deeper

There are links within your results that take you to further information. This information is being updated regularly.

All links are in blue. Metal name links take you to the substance profile on Toxno.

Additional information includes your actual result expressed as mg of the metal per litre of water, the guideline upper value used to visualise the result, the date and lab job number and client sample details. LOD stands for "Limit of Detection"

Balance

Very toxic metals like Lead, Cadmium, Arsenic, Mercury and even Copper, don't want to be even near 100% of the allowed guideline.

It is paramount to find the source of the heavy metal contamination and if contamination exists, best to stop using the water in the interim.