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Monochloroacetic acid

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Monochloroacetic 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.

 

66

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.288 ppb262ND - 3.80 ppb
20131.44 ppb83ND - 6.10 ppb
2014ND80ND
2015ND80ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic 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 system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-03-05AH54178ND
2012-03-05AH54171ND
2012-03-05AH54172ND
2012-03-05AH541733.70 ppb
2012-03-05AH541743.80 ppb
2012-03-05AH54175ND
2012-03-05AH54176ND
2012-03-05AH54177ND
2012-06-13AH66702ND
2012-06-13AH66703ND
2012-06-13AH66704ND
2012-06-13AH66705ND
2012-06-13AH66706ND
2012-06-13AH66707ND
2012-06-13AH66708ND
2012-06-13AH66709ND
2012-09-10AH77427ND
2012-09-10AH77428ND
2012-09-10AH77429ND
2012-09-10AH77430ND
2012-09-10AH77431ND
2012-09-10AH77432ND
2012-09-10AH77433ND
2012-09-10AH77434ND
2012-11-13AH83877ND
2012-11-13AH83878ND
2013-02-12AH88880ND
2013-02-12AH88881ND
2013-05-09AI009956.10 ppb
2013-05-09AI00994ND
2013-08-13AI10703ND
2013-08-13AI10702ND
2013-11-14AI228372.70 ppb
2013-11-14AI228362.70 ppb
2014-02-10AI27742ND
2014-02-10AI27741ND
2014-05-13AI40366ND
2014-05-13AI40365ND
2014-08-12AI49157ND
2014-08-12AI49156ND
2014-11-12AI59358ND
2014-11-12AI59357ND
2015-02-11AI64734ND
2015-02-11AI64733ND
2015-05-13AI77007ND
2015-05-13AI77006ND
2015-08-14AI86501ND
2015-08-14AI86500ND
2015-11-09AJ00641ND
2015-11-09AJ00642ND
2016-02-09AJ06112ND
2016-02-09AJ06111ND
2016-05-09AJ11733ND
2016-05-09AJ11732ND
2016-08-09AJ21738ND
2016-08-09AJ21737ND
2016-11-08AJ32808ND
2016-11-08AJ32809ND
2017-02-13AJ46252ND
2017-02-13AJ46251ND
2017-05-08AJ54863ND
2017-05-08AJ54862ND
2017-08-08AJ63069ND
2017-08-08AJ63068ND
2017-11-14AJ73630ND
2017-11-14AJ73629ND