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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Shawnee County RWD 4C

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.

 

68

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
20140.323 ppb166ND - 1.30 ppb
20150.0594 ppb161ND - 0.950 ppb
20160.0425 ppb161ND - 0.680 ppb
20170.309 ppb167ND - 1.000 ppb

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

Date Lab ID Result
2013-11-11605417DFND
2013-11-11605418DFND
2013-11-11605419DFND
2013-11-11605420DFND
2014-03-09748230.810 ppb
2014-03-1074829ND
2014-03-10748271.30 ppb
2014-03-10748251.20 ppb
2014-06-09125051ND
2014-06-09125052ND
2014-06-09125050ND
2014-06-09125049ND
2014-09-081897800.630 ppb
2014-09-08189779ND
2014-09-081897780.580 ppb
2014-09-08189777ND
2014-12-152467240.640 ppb
2014-12-15246723ND
2014-12-15246722ND
2014-12-15246721ND
2015-03-02286029ND
2015-03-02286031ND
2015-03-02286030ND
2015-03-02286032ND
2015-06-22351653ND
2015-06-22351654ND
2015-06-22351655ND
2015-06-22351656ND
2015-09-21408948ND
2015-09-21408949ND
2015-09-214089500.950 ppb
2015-09-21408951ND
2015-12-07454373ND
2015-12-07454374ND
2015-12-07454371ND
2015-12-07454372ND
2016-03-14508539ND
2016-03-14508541ND
2016-03-14508540ND
2016-03-14508538ND
2016-06-13562328ND
2016-06-13562327ND
2016-06-13562326ND
2016-06-13562325ND
2016-09-12620957ND
2016-09-12620959ND
2016-09-12620958ND
2016-09-12620956ND
2016-12-12670465ND
2016-12-126704660.680 ppb
2016-12-12670467ND
2016-12-12670464ND
2017-03-207262070.500 ppb
2017-03-207262080.510 ppb
2017-03-207262090.540 ppb
2017-03-20726206ND
2017-06-19780490ND
2017-06-19780491ND
2017-06-19780493ND
2017-06-19780492ND
2017-09-25845708ND
2017-09-25845709ND
2017-09-25845710ND
2017-09-25845707ND
2017-12-188939730.990 ppb
2017-12-188939741.000 ppb
2017-12-188939760.660 ppb
2017-12-188939750.740 ppb