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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Marine Corps Base Hawaii

NOTE: Marine Corps Base Hawaii purchases water from Honolulu-Windward-Pearl Harbor which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Honolulu-Windward-Pearl Harbor.

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

59

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
2015ND80ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic 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 muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Marine Corps Base Hawaii purchases water from Honolulu-Windward-Pearl Harbor which is required to test for monobromoacetic acid. Sample information shown below was taken by Honolulu-Windward-Pearl Harbor.

Date Lab ID Result
2015-01-06201501080393ND
2015-01-06201501080394ND
2015-01-06201501080400ND
2015-01-06201501080403ND
2015-01-13201501150585ND
2015-04-06201504080296ND
2015-04-06201504080295ND
2015-04-08201504100159ND
2015-04-08201504100160ND
2015-07-07201507080163ND
2015-07-09201507100111ND
2015-07-09201507100112ND
2015-07-13201507150581ND
2015-07-13201507150580ND
2015-10-05201510070194ND
2015-10-05201510070196ND
2015-10-06201509160111ND
2015-10-06201509160112ND
2015-10-07201509160110ND
2016-01-05ND
2016-01-06ND
2016-01-12ND
2016-01-12ND
2016-01-12ND
2016-04-11ND
2016-04-11ND
2016-04-11ND
2016-04-13ND
2016-04-19ND
2016-07-05ND
2016-07-05ND
2016-07-05ND
2016-07-06ND
2016-07-11ND
2016-10-03ND
2016-10-04ND
2016-10-05ND
2016-10-14ND
2016-10-14ND
2017-01-03ND
2017-01-03ND
2017-01-03ND
2017-01-17ND
2017-01-23ND
2017-04-03ND
2017-04-03ND
2017-04-05ND
2017-04-05ND
2017-04-10ND
2017-07-03ND
2017-07-10ND
2017-07-10ND
2017-07-10ND
2017-07-10ND
2017-10-03ND
2017-10-03ND
2017-10-03ND
2017-10-03ND
2017-10-05ND