The World Health Organization published a fourth edition of its Drinking-water Quality Guidelines earlier this year. Background documents reviewing the relevant toxicological and technical data to support its recommendations can now be accessed for:

  • acrylamide
  • arsenic
  • atrazine and its metabolites
  • cadmium
  • lead
  • manganese
  • molybdenum
  • permethrin
  • selenium
  • water hardness
[Chemical] in drinking water; Hardness in drinking water; Permethrin in drinking water: use for vector control in drinking-water sources and containers. Background documents for development of WHO Guidelines for Drinking-water Quality.

http://www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/dwq/chemicals/en/index.html

The above item was taken from the December 2011 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra (click here for more details).

 

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