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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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butylated hydroxyanisole

Placer County Water Agency - Foothill

Butylated hydroxyanisole, or BHA, is used as a food preservative. The chemical is considered a possible human carcinogen and classified by the European Union as an endocrine disruptor.

 

3

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND20ND
2019ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2018-08-20201808220408ND
2018-08-20201808220407ND
2019-01-08201901100355ND