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Selenium

What is selenium?

Selenium is a chemical that is related to sulfur. It is toxic in large amounts.

How does selenium get into my drinking water?

Selenium occurs naturally in soil and can erode into the water supply.

What are the health effects of selenium?

Ingestion of selenium can cause brittle hair, deformed toenails and fingernails, and upset stomach.