FIGURE 4:
Contaminants Found in Bottled Water

FIGURE 4: Contaminants Found in Bottled Water
* 22% violated enforceable limits. 17% violated guidelines. Some waters exceeded both state limits and state guidelines, so the total that violated one or the other was 33%

Percentages indicate % of waters for which at least one test found containment. Number of waters tested: 103.

Source: NRDC, 1997-1999