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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

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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.

 

4

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
2013ND20ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
20160.325 ppb21ND - 0.650 ppb
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-11-11AI22536ND
2013-11-11AI22537ND
2016-10-06161775-01ND
2016-10-06161776-010.650 ppb