Frequent Questions

What is EPA doing to better understand the health risks from exposure to chromium-6?

The agency regularly re-evaluates drinking water standards and, based on new science on chromium-6, in September 2010 released for public comment a draft risk human health assessment for chromium-6. When this human health assessment is finalized in 2011, EPA will carefully review the conclusions and consider all relevant information to determine if the standard needs to be revised.

For more information on chromium, please visit our Web site at the following URL: 

http://water.epa.gov/drink/contaminants/basicinformation/chromium.cfm

 

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