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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Deerfield

NOTE: Deerfield purchases water from Highland Park which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Highland Park.

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
2013ND40ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: Deerfield purchases water from Highland Park which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by Highland Park.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-09-182899540ND
2013-12-112944679ND
2014-03-102988740ND
2014-06-093040970ND