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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chloromethane

Bartow County

Chloromethane is an industrial solvent, aerosol propellant and a refrigerant. It also forms as a byproduct of water disinfection. The EPA classifies chloromethane as possibly carcinogenic to humans.

 

24

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
2014ND10ND
2015ND220ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 2.69 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 2.69 ppb for chloromethane was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-06-05AI42332ND
2015-02-023180044ND
2015-02-023180075ND
2015-02-023180062ND
2015-02-023180084ND
2015-02-023180053ND
2015-02-023180035ND
2015-05-113239891ND
2015-05-113239848ND
2015-05-113239944ND
2015-05-113239967ND
2015-05-113239980ND
2015-08-043292648ND
2015-08-043292803ND
2015-08-043292687ND
2015-08-043292703ND
2015-08-043292785ND
2015-08-043292765ND
2015-11-033351588ND
2015-11-033351533ND
2015-11-033351559ND
2015-11-033351645ND
2015-11-033351623ND
2017-02-22AJ46936ND