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The survey is broken down into the following categories and water suitable for the reconstitution of infant formula is clearly indicated on it. We recommend that you confirm the suitability with your family doctor.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
QTY IN mg/ltr:
TOT DISPLACED SOLIDS
Maximum Daily Fluoride Intake Limits
The maximum daily intake depends on the age:
0 - 6 months
6 - 12 months
1 - 3 years
IRISH PUBLIC FLUORIDATION IS AT 1 mg/L
AT 3 mg/day FLUORIDE INTAKE, THYROID FUNCTION IS IMPAIRED
WE ARE GIVING OUR BABIES 100 TIMES THE MAXIMUM DAILY DOSE BY USING TAPWATER
PLEASE NOTE THAT BOTTLED WATER MUST BE BOILED BEFORE USE IN BABY FORMULA
FLUORIDATED WATER IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 4
Oversupply of Fluoride
Too much fluoride colours the teeth (fluorosis) and if taken over an extended period may lead to changes in the bone structure.
Inadvertent swallowing of fluoride from toothpaste may add further to the total fluoride intake which is already known to be above safe levels in the UK and Ireland.
I have compiled this list over a few weeks and as I cannot cover the whole country, where there are numerous local bottled waters, therefore I would appreciate it if you could either send me a close-up photo of any waters not on this list, showing their mineral contents or alternatively, please list the name, origin and different constituent minerals in the manner above.
Please do NOT change this list and forward it on, as that will lead to many different versions in circulation. I will compile all new waters and send out a 6 monthly update to all on request. Many thanks for your help.