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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

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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.

 

70

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND160ND
2014ND160ND
2015ND100ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

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
2012-04-17AB69110ND
2012-04-17AB69111ND
2012-04-17AB69112ND
2012-04-17AB69113ND
2012-07-24AB78107ND
2012-07-24AB78106ND
2012-07-24AB78105ND
2012-07-24AB78104ND
2012-10-23AB84833ND
2012-10-23AB84832ND
2012-10-23AB84831ND
2012-10-23AB84830ND
2013-01-24AB89818ND
2013-01-24AB89819ND
2013-01-24AB89820ND
2013-01-24AB89821ND
2013-04-16AB94890ND
2013-04-16AB94889ND
2013-04-16AB94888ND
2013-04-16AB94887ND
2013-07-18AC05339ND
2013-07-18AC05340ND
2013-07-18AC05341ND
2013-07-18AC05342ND
2013-10-14AC12553ND
2013-10-14AC12552ND
2013-10-14AC12551ND
2013-10-14AC12550ND
2014-01-14AC16581ND
2014-01-14AC16582ND
2014-01-14AC16583ND
2014-01-14AC16584ND
2014-04-07AC21491ND
2014-04-07AC21490ND
2014-04-07AC21489ND
2014-04-07AC21488ND
2014-07-22AC30473ND
2014-07-22AC30474ND
2014-07-22AC30475ND
2014-07-22AC30476ND
2014-10-14AC37565ND
2014-10-14AC37564ND
2014-10-14AC37563ND
2014-10-14AC37562ND
2015-01-16AC40287ND
2015-01-16AC40286ND
2015-01-16AC40288ND
2015-01-16AC40289ND
2015-04-20AC44977ND
2015-04-20AC44976ND
2015-07-14AC54171ND
2015-07-14AC54172ND
2015-10-21AC61134ND
2015-10-21AC61135ND
2016-01-12AC64936ND
2016-01-12AC64937ND
2016-04-25AC69297ND
2016-04-25AC69296ND
2016-07-12AC79641ND
2016-07-12AC79640ND
2016-10-18AC86206ND
2016-10-18AC86207ND
2017-01-09AC89017ND
2017-01-09AC89018ND
2017-04-11AC94384ND
2017-04-11AC94385ND
2017-07-11AD01287ND
2017-07-11AD01286ND
2017-10-17AD07822ND
2017-10-17AD07823ND