Radium-228 Water Test

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Radium-228 Water Test
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Recommended by SimpleLab™ for targeted testing for radium-228 in drinking water. A radioactive isotope of radium, radium-228 is a known human carcinogen with a particular impact on internal organs and the stomach. It cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted in drinking water. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) enforces a maximum contaminant level (MCL) of 5 pCi/L for radium-226 and radium-228 combined.

This testing package is particularly recommended for private well owners who have known radium-related issues or high beta radiation results already (as radium-228 emits beta particles).

This Tap Score water test package provides all required materials to properly collect and submit a sample for certified laboratory testing. Reported results will include detailed analysis of radium-228 by EPA method 904.0 (or equivalent).

Testing includes: Radium-228..

Report analysis includes: Health-risk assessment, potential plumbing and aesthetic issues (taste, odor, appearance), comparison to any regulatory limits and/or public health guidelines, and unbiased treatment recommendations.

Contaminants this tests for

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This testing package is designed to test your sample for:


How it works

This mail-in laboratory testing package includes:

  • sampling vial(s)
  • sampling instructions
  • prepaid priority return shipping label
  • sample information card/chain of custody document
  • shipping container

Once the lab receives the sample, your personalized Report will arrive by email within 12 business days.

Each testing package is intended for one sample from a single location, unless otherwise specified.

Informational testing

By default, this broad-based chemical and biological water quality screening package is designed to provide you with general information about your water for personal use. Each report includes analysis for specific numerical concentration levels of each contaminant and details about the potential sources and health effects associated with each parameter. We are not medical doctors and SimpleLab does not provide medical advice. For medical concerns always consult your doctor. As an informational water quality test, this package is not meant for state or federal compliance water testing. If you or your organization requires compliance with State or Federal Law, or compliance with a particular regulatory requirement then you must contact our support team and we will use the appropriate certified laboratory facilities to ensure your compliance testing requirements are met. For more information about SimpleLab informational testing and certification options click here.