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Chlorodibromoacetic acid

Gladstone

Chlorodibromoacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

75

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

41

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20122.58 ppb441.87 ppb - 3.11 ppb
20133.00 ppb75ND - 5.27 ppb
20141.55 ppb167ND - 5.83 ppb
20151.27 ppb163ND - 7.62 ppb
20162.38 ppb1614ND - 4.63 ppb
20171.08 ppb168ND - 2.40 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for chlorodibromoacetic acid was defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG and represents a on-in-a-million lifetime cancer risk level. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-24AB636502.54 ppb
2012-04-25AB690922.80 ppb
2012-08-02AB780731.87 ppb
2012-10-18AB848103.11 ppb
2013-02-12AB89796ND
2013-04-23AB948653.32 ppb
2013-07-16AC04189ND
2013-10-15AC125814.31 ppb
2013-10-15AC125803.52 ppb
2013-10-15AC125794.57 ppb
2013-10-15AC125785.27 ppb
2014-01-14AC16619ND
2014-01-14AC16620ND
2014-01-14AC16621ND
2014-01-14AC16622ND
2014-04-08AC215295.83 ppb
2014-04-08AC215285.42 ppb
2014-04-08AC215275.21 ppb
2014-04-08AC21526ND
2014-07-23AC305252.07 ppb
2014-07-23AC305242.21 ppb
2014-07-23AC305222.04 ppb
2014-07-23AC305232.01 ppb
2014-10-15AC37595ND
2014-10-15AC37594ND
2014-10-15AC37593ND
2014-10-15AC37592ND
2015-01-14AC40316ND
2015-01-14AC40319ND
2015-01-14AC40317ND
2015-01-14AC40318ND
2015-04-21AC450036.52 ppb
2015-04-21AC45002ND
2015-04-21AC45001ND
2015-04-21AC450007.62 ppb
2015-07-14AC54208ND
2015-07-14AC542066.12 ppb
2015-07-14AC54205ND
2015-07-14AC54207ND
2015-10-14AC61162ND
2015-10-14AC61161ND
2015-10-14AC61160ND
2015-10-14AC61159ND
2016-01-12AC649644.63 ppb
2016-01-12AC649662.55 ppb
2016-01-12AC649652.41 ppb
2016-01-12AC649672.82 ppb
2016-04-12AC693254.23 ppb
2016-04-12AC693234.00 ppb
2016-04-12AC693243.83 ppb
2016-04-12AC693262.28 ppb
2016-09-07AC837371.35 ppb
2016-09-07AC837391.60 ppb
2016-09-07AC83738ND
2016-09-07AC837361.54 ppb
2016-10-19AC862352.34 ppb
2016-10-19AC862362.43 ppb
2016-10-19AC862342.14 ppb
2016-10-19AC86233ND
2017-01-18AC890451.97 ppb
2017-01-18AC890432.14 ppb
2017-01-18AC890462.03 ppb
2017-01-18AC890441.83 ppb
2017-04-12AC944102.34 ppb
2017-04-12AC944112.38 ppb
2017-04-12AC944122.21 ppb
2017-04-12AC944132.40 ppb
2017-07-12AD01324ND
2017-07-12AD01323ND
2017-07-12AD01322ND
2017-07-12AD01321ND
2017-10-11AD07846ND
2017-10-11AD07849ND
2017-10-11AD07847ND
2017-10-11AD07848ND