Molybdenum Water Test
Low levels of exposure to molybdenum are not known to be harmful. But higher prolonged exposure can cause a gout-like illness.
Is Molybdenum in My Water Harmful?
Humans consume trace amounts of molybdenum in their foods but higher concentrations may be found in soil or groundwater. Some industrial operations and waste disposal practices have added this metallic element to soil and water. While the effects of high levels of molybdenum have not been thoroughly studied, it seems to cause diarrhea, anemia and gout.
How Much Does a Molybdenum Water Test Cost?
If you suspect elevated levels of molybdenum in your water, this test can be purchased for $30.