Boron can be detrimental to humans’ health when consumed in large amounts by effecting normal functions.


Boron is a naturally occurring element in nature that occurs in rocks, soil and water. Boron takes two forms in drinking water (or seawater): boric and borate.

Health Concerns:

High levels of boron can cause causing nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and blood clotting, while abnormally high levels can be life threatening.

Action Level:

0.5 mg/l