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Bromochloromethane

City of Chicago

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.

 

8

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2010N/A00N/A
2011N/A00N/A
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND60ND
2015ND20ND

ppb = parts per billion.

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-04-283015710ND
2014-04-283015743ND
2014-08-133081747ND
2014-08-133081727ND
2014-10-073118975ND
2014-10-073118990ND
2015-01-133169383ND
2015-01-133169403ND