Has the FDA set a limit for arsenic in bottled water?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The allowable level established by FDA for arsenic in bottled water is 10 micrograms (0.010 milligrams) per liter of water. It is not clear in FDA web posts whether this limit refers to total or inorganic arsenic.

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