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Fluoride


Parameter 1: INORGANIC

Water Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Further documentation on these guidelines can be found in the Canadian Environment Quality Guidelines.
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Freshwater

Concentration (μg/L)

120

Interim guideline.

Date

2002

Marine

Concentration (μg/L)

NRG

Date

2002

Water Quality for the Protection of Agriculture

Irrigation

Concentration (μg/L)

1000

No fact sheet created. For more information on this guideline, please refer to Canadian Water Quality Guidelines (CCREM 1987).

Date

1987

Livestock

Concentration (μg/L)

Variable

The maximum concentration in livestock drinking water should not exceed 2000 µg/L, or 1000 µg/L in cases where the feed of animals contains fluoride
No fact sheet created. For more information on this guideline, please refer to Canadian Water Quality Guidelines (CCREM 1987).

Date

1987

Sediment Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Freshwater

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Marine

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (μg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Soil Quality for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Agricultural

200

Value applies to total fluoride

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Residential / parkland

400

Value applies to total fluoride

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Commercial

2000

Value applies to total fluoride

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Industrial

2000

Value applies to total fluoride

Date

1991

Tissue Residue Quality for the Protection of Widlife Consumer of Aquatic Biota

Concentration (µg/kg diet wet weight)

No data

Date

No data