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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.

 

44

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND40ND
2013ND80ND
20141.13 ppb82ND - 4.70 ppb
2015ND80ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

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
2012-07-129590-801-1200ND
2012-07-129590-800-1115ND
2012-10-109590-801-1015ND
2012-10-109590-800-0945ND
2013-01-109590-800-1025ND
2013-01-109590-801-1010ND
2013-04-119590-801-1020ND
2013-04-119590-800-0950ND
2013-07-119590-801-1005ND
2013-07-119590-800-0930ND
2013-10-109590-801-1004ND
2013-10-109590-800-0948ND
2014-01-169590-801-0955ND
2014-01-169590-800-0920ND
2014-04-109590-801-11104.30 ppb
2014-04-109590-800-10504.70 ppb
2014-07-179590-801-0845ND
2014-07-179590-800-0827ND
2014-10-169590-800-1000ND
2014-10-169590-801-1035ND
2015-01-159590-800-0900ND
2015-01-159590-801-0925ND
2015-04-239590-800-1320ND
2015-04-239590-801-1331ND
2015-07-169590-800-0900ND
2015-07-169590-801-1000ND
2015-10-159590-801-0905ND
2015-10-159590-800-0840ND
2016-01-149590-801-0910ND
2016-01-149590-800-0850ND
2016-04-079590-801-1130ND
2016-04-079590-800-1100ND
2016-07-219590-801-1030ND
2016-07-219590-800-1010ND
2016-10-069590-801-0912ND
2016-10-069590-800-0850ND
2017-01-199590-801-0900ND
2017-01-199590-800-0830ND
2017-04-139590-801-1425ND
2017-04-139590-800-1150ND
2017-07-139590-800-0931ND
2017-07-139590-801-0915ND
2017-10-199590-800-1145ND
2017-10-199590-801-1220ND