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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

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Dibromoacetic 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.

 

100

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND200ND
2015ND160ND
2016ND160ND
2017ND150ND
2018ND170ND
2019ND160ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic 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
2014-03-12AC19865ND
2014-03-12AC19866ND
2014-03-12AC19867ND
2014-03-12AC19868ND
2014-06-11AC28509ND
2014-06-11AC28510ND
2014-06-11AC28511ND
2014-06-11AC28512ND
2014-06-11AC28513ND
2014-06-11AC28514ND
2014-06-11AC28515ND
2014-06-11AC28516ND
2014-09-12AC35571ND
2014-09-12AC35570ND
2014-09-12AC35572ND
2014-09-12AC35569ND
2014-12-15AC39467ND
2014-12-15AC39464ND
2014-12-15AC39465ND
2014-12-15AC39466ND
2015-03-12AC43547ND
2015-03-12AC43544ND
2015-03-12AC43545ND
2015-03-12AC43546ND
2015-06-17AC51163ND
2015-06-17AC51161ND
2015-06-17AC51162ND
2015-06-17AC51164ND
2015-09-15AC59478ND
2015-09-15AC59479ND
2015-09-15AC59480ND
2015-09-15AC59481ND
2015-12-10AC63911ND
2015-12-10AC63912ND
2015-12-10AC63913ND
2015-12-10AC63914ND
2016-03-08AC67610ND
2016-03-08AC67611ND
2016-03-08AC67613ND
2016-03-08AC67612ND
2016-06-09AC74815ND
2016-06-09AC74817ND
2016-06-09AC74816ND
2016-06-10AC74814ND
2016-09-06AC83755ND
2016-09-07AC83756ND
2016-09-07AC83758ND
2016-09-07AC83757ND
2016-12-08AC88419ND
2016-12-08AC88416ND
2016-12-08AC88418ND
2016-12-08AC88417ND
2017-03-13AC92110ND
2017-03-13AC92108ND
2017-03-13AC92109ND
2017-03-13AC92107ND
2017-06-07AC98406ND
2017-06-07AC98403ND
2017-06-07AC98404ND
2017-06-07AC98405ND
2017-09-11AD06404ND
2017-09-11AD06405ND
2017-09-11AD06407ND
2017-09-11AD06406ND
2017-12-12AD10577ND
2017-12-12AD10576ND
2017-12-12AD10575ND
2018-01-19AD12426ND
2018-03-09AD16455ND
2018-03-09AD16454ND
2018-03-09AD16453ND
2018-03-09AD16452ND
2018-06-07AD27230ND
2018-06-07AD27229ND
2018-06-07AD27231ND
2018-06-07AD27232ND
2018-09-10AD32881ND
2018-09-10AD32880ND
2018-09-10AD32882ND
2018-09-10AD32883ND
2018-12-12AD36748ND
2018-12-12AD36749ND
2018-12-12AD36750ND
2018-12-12AD36751ND
2019-03-12AD40479ND
2019-03-12AD40482ND
2019-03-12AD40481ND
2019-03-12AD40480ND
2019-06-10AD49034ND
2019-06-10AD49035ND
2019-06-10AD49036ND
2019-06-10AD49037ND
2019-09-11AD55141ND
2019-09-11AD55142ND
2019-09-11AD55143ND
2019-09-11AD55144ND
2019-12-03AD59060ND
2019-12-03AD59061ND
2019-12-03AD59062ND
2019-12-26AD59961ND