EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011
January 25, 2012

EWG's Bottled Water Scorecard, 2011: Find Your Water

Iceland Spring Natural [Icelandic] Spring Water
Grade: D
sold by Iceland Spring Holdings Ltd.
U.S. map showing states where samples were purchased
State purchasedAverage gradeMeets state labeling laws?
New Hampshire D n/a


n/a = not assessed

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LABEL Full information on label & website? ADVANCED TREATMENT? GRADE
SOURCE PURIFICATION TESTING
Iceland Spring Natural [Icelandic] Spring Water Label
New Hampshire
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D

2009 summary

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D

WATER SOURCE
Label information: "Iceland Spring, 110 Reykjavik, Iceland"
Website information: "Iceland Spring's natural source is located in a naturally protected area in a nature reserve called "Heiðmörk" near Reykjavik"
PURIFICATION METHOD
Label information: "Filtered through the lava mountains of Iceland"
Website information: "filtered through inerty layers of lava rock"
TESTING CONDUCTED
What information is on the label? Not Listed
Is the water quality report online? No
What tests were conducted? None Listed
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the labelIceland Spring, close to the Arctic Circle, the world's source of fresh water, is pure and refreshing like no other. Filtered through the lava mountains of Iceland it has one of the naturally lowest mineral contents of any water and a neutral pH close to that of our bodies. Icelanders live longer than any other nationality, we believe our secret to long life is our water. Bottled at the source by Iceland spring.

WATER QUALITY REPORT (WQR)
Is the WQR available online? No
What is contained in the WQR? No WQR available
Does WQR available provide comparable information to municipal WQR? No

DATA SOURCE(S)
Label purchase location(s) (date):
  • Market Basket, New Hampshire (Jun-10)
Official website:www.icelandspring.com

LABEL 1: SCORE/GRADE DETAILS
Information Provided Label Website Total  
Water source 2.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 2.5 / 3.0 Grade Key
A: 8.6-10.0
B: 6.9-8.5
C: 5.0-6.8
D: 2.9-4.9
F:-2.0-2.8
Purification method 1.0 / 2.0 0.5 / 1.0 1.5 / 3.0
Testing conducted 0.0 / 1.0 0.0 / 2.0 0.0 / 3.0
Thorough water quality report? +0.0 / 1.0
Compliant with state law? -0.0 / 1.0
Basic, unknown, or no treatment -1.0 / 1.0
Total 3.0 / 5.0 1.0 / 4.0 3.0 / 10.0
Advanced treatment no treatment used/ none listed
Meets state labeling laws?
Final Grade

D