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Monobromoacetic acid

Frenchtown Township

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.

 

31

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND150ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A
2018ND80ND
2019ND80ND

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
2014-02-19LLF10061ND
2014-02-19LLF10062ND
2014-02-19LLF10063ND
2014-02-19LLF10064ND
2014-05-20LLF19189ND
2014-05-20LLF19188ND
2014-05-20LLF19190ND
2014-05-20LLF19191ND
2014-08-21LLF34326ND
2014-08-21LLF34328ND
2014-08-21LLF34325ND
2014-08-21LLF34327ND
2014-11-20LLF47184ND
2014-11-20LLF47182ND
2014-11-20LLF47183ND
2018-02-26LLH67853ND
2018-02-26LLH67854ND
2018-05-22LLH81765ND
2018-05-22LLH81766ND
2018-08-14LLH98988ND
2018-08-14LLH98987ND
2018-11-29LLI17177ND
2018-11-29LLI17178ND
2019-02-27LLI27373ND
2019-02-27LLI27372ND
2019-05-22LLI39369ND
2019-05-22LLI39368ND
2019-08-20LLI58080ND
2019-08-20LLI58159ND
2019-11-19LLI78159ND
2019-11-19LLI78158ND