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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

South Coast Water District - Capistrano Beach

Bromochloromethane is a tap water disinfection byproduct; it is also used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and as a fire extinguishing agent. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water increase the risk of cancer.

 

12

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
20140.00789 ppb91ND - 0.0710 ppb
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-181805-007-1101ND
2014-01-131805-007-0755ND
2014-01-291805-007-1324ND
2014-02-12201402120885AMND
2014-02-12201402120889AMND
2014-02-191805-007-1424ND
2014-05-14201405150281AMND
2014-08-12201408120507AMND
2014-08-12201408120504AMND
2014-11-06201411070510AM0.0710 ppb
2017-02-211805-007-1618ND
2017-02-211805-010-1615ND