Health Canada seeks comments (by 30 August) on its draft assessment of aluminium in drinking water. A tolerable daily intake (TDI) of 0.30 mg/kg bw was calculated based on a no-observed-adverse-effect level (NOAEL) of 30 mg Al/kg bw/day identified in a neurodevelopmental study (with aluminium citrate) in rats. From the TDI, a health-based value (HBV) in drinking water of 2.9 mg/L was proposed.

Health Canada (2019). Aluminum in drinking water. Guideline Technical Document for Public Consultation. August 2019.


The above items were taken from the August 2019 issue of Toxicology and Regulatory News which is sent automatically to members of bibra.

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