Water Sanitation Health

Guidelines for Drinking-Water Quality, 2nd edition

Addendum to Volume 2 - Health criteria and other supporting information

WHO, Geneva, 1998

This Addendum to Volume 2 contains evaluations of a number of chemical substances that may be found in drinking- water, including inorganic substances (aluminium, boron, copper, nickel, nitrate, nitrite and uranium), organic substances (edetic acid, microcystin-LR, polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons), pesticides (bentazone, carbofuran, cyanazine, 1,2-dibromoethane, 2,4-D, 1,2-dichloropropane, diquat, glyphosate, pentachlorophenol and terbuthylazine), and a disinfectant by-product (chloroform).