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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

University of Kansas

NOTE: University of Kansas purchases water from City of Lawrence which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Lawrence.

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
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND30ND
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

NOTE: University of Kansas purchases water from City of Lawrence which is required to test for bromochloromethane. Sample information shown below was taken by City of Lawrence.

Date Lab ID Result
2013-05-132824463ND
2013-05-132824507ND
2013-08-142877417ND
2013-08-142877429ND
2013-11-132930322ND
2013-11-132930261ND
2014-02-122972944ND
2014-02-122973012ND