National Drinking Water Database
Virgin Valley Water District Utilities - Las Vegas, NV
Serves 17,000 people
BromobenzeneBromobenzene is an industrial solvent, an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and a motor oil additive; it may form as a byproduct of water disinfection.
Testing History-Tested      -Detected      -Over Health Guidelines      -Over Legal Limit*
|BromobenzeneBromobenzene is an industrial solvent, an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and a motor oil additive; it may form as a byproduct of water disinfection.||0 ppb|
|Legal at any levelThis is the Federal Limit. State Limits may be lower.|
|NOTE: Each dot in the above graph represents one month.|
* Water utilities are noted as exceeding the legal limit if any test is above the maximum contaminant level (MCL). Most MCLs are based on annual averages so exceeding the MCL for one test does not necessarily indicate that the system is out of compliance.
Health Based and Legal Limits for Bromobenzene
Health Based Limits for Bromobenzene
|Children's health-based limit for 1-day exposure||4000 ppb|
|Children's health-based limit for 10-day exposure||Concentration of a chemical in drinking water that is not expected to cause any adverse, noncarcinogenic effects for up to ten days of exposure. The Ten-Day health-based limit (or Health Advisory, HA) is typically set to protect a 10-kg child consuming 1 liter of water per day. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.||4000 ppb|
|Samples taken that day||Number of Non-Detects||Range of Results|
|2004-09-23||0 ppb||2||2||0 ppb|
|2004-09-22||0 ppb||2||2||0 ppb|