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Frequently Asked Questions about Uranium in Mineral Water

BfR FAQs, 28 January 2009

In the past, the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) had assessed the possible health risks associated in particular with uranium levels in mineral water that is claimed to be suitable for the preparation of infant formula. For these waters the Institute had suggested a maximum uranium level which has since been taken over into the Ordinance on Natural Mineral Water, Spring Water and Table Water. As BfR has also received several enquiries about uranium in drinking and mineral waters prompted by the recent media coverage, we have compiled the following questions:



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