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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

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Dibromoacetic 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.

 

3

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014N/A00N/A
20151.50 ppb111.50 ppb
20162.10 ppb112.10 ppb
20172.60 ppb112.60 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2015-08-101.50 ppb
2016-08-032.10 ppb
2017-08-232.60 ppb