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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

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Monobromoacetic acid, one of the group of five haloacetic acids regulated by federal standards, is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Haloacetic acids and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy. Click here to read more about disinfection byproducts.

 

56

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND80ND
2014ND120ND
2015ND80ND
2016ND80ND
20170.125 ppb81ND - 1.000 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-04-249588-800-0900ND
2012-04-249588-801-0915ND
2012-07-239588-800-0825ND
2012-07-239588-801-0840ND
2012-10-229588-800-0850ND
2012-10-229588-801-0900ND
2012-11-129588-800-0920ND
2012-11-129588-801-0909ND
2012-11-199588-800-1107ND
2012-11-199588-801-1052ND
2012-11-269588-800-1118ND
2012-11-269588-801-1045ND
2013-01-289588-801-0815ND
2013-01-289588-800-0835ND
2013-04-229588-801-0930ND
2013-04-229588-800-0915ND
2013-07-239588-801-0925ND
2013-07-239588-800-0905ND
2013-10-229588-801-0920ND
2013-10-229588-800-0910ND
2014-01-229588-801-0930ND
2014-01-229588-800-0905ND
2014-04-219588-800-0830ND
2014-04-219588-801-0840ND
2014-07-229588-800-0850ND
2014-07-229588-801-0900ND
2014-10-139588-801-1115ND
2014-10-139588-800-1100ND
2014-10-229588-801-0900ND
2014-10-229588-800-0850ND
2014-12-109588-800-0845ND
2014-12-109588-801-0855ND
2015-01-229588-800-0845ND
2015-01-229588-801-0900ND
2015-04-219588-801-0905ND
2015-04-219588-800-0855ND
2015-07-279588-801-0900ND
2015-07-279588-800-0850ND
2015-10-229588-800-0850ND
2015-10-229588-801-0905ND
2016-01-229588-801-0915ND
2016-01-229588-800-0900ND
2016-04-219588-801-0935ND
2016-04-219588-800-0925ND
2016-07-229588-801-0830ND
2016-07-229588-800-0815ND
2016-10-249588-800-0910ND
2016-10-249588-801-0920ND
2017-01-259588-800-0900ND
2017-01-259588-801-09151.000 ppb
2017-04-219588-800-0845ND
2017-04-219588-801-0900ND
2017-07-249588-801-0830ND
2017-07-249588-800-0820ND
2017-10-239588-800-0840ND
2017-10-239588-801-0850ND