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Table 1

New RWQMP cyanotoxin action limits

ToxinUnitLow LevelMedium LevelHigh LevelExtreme Level
Microcystin (leucine containing) (LR) mass toxicity equivalents μg L <3 ≥3 ≥10 ≥25 
Saxitoxin (carbamate saxitoxin group) (STX) toxicity equivalents μg L <9 ≥9 ≥30 ≥75 
Cylindrospermopsin μg L <3 ≥3 ≥10 ≥25 
Nodularin μg L <4 ≥4 ≥13 ≥30 
Anatoxin-a μg L <3 ≥3 ≥10 ≥25 
ToxinUnitLow LevelMedium LevelHigh LevelExtreme Level
Microcystin (leucine containing) (LR) mass toxicity equivalents μg L <3 ≥3 ≥10 ≥25 
Saxitoxin (carbamate saxitoxin group) (STX) toxicity equivalents μg L <9 ≥9 ≥30 ≥75 
Cylindrospermopsin μg L <3 ≥3 ≥10 ≥25 
Nodularin μg L <4 ≥4 ≥13 ≥30 
Anatoxin-a μg L <3 ≥3 ≥10 ≥25 
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