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Bromochloroacetic acid

Raymore

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

 

69

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

42

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.559 ppb124ND - 1.80 ppb
20131.40 ppb1511ND - 2.55 ppb
20141.27 ppb1610ND - 2.51 ppb
20151.02 ppb106ND - 2.21 ppb
20161.34 ppb86ND - 2.33 ppb
20171.24 ppb85ND - 2.26 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 bromochloroacetic 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
2012-04-16AB69129ND
2012-04-16AB69126ND
2012-04-16AB69127ND
2012-04-16AB69128ND
2012-07-23AB78127ND
2012-07-23AB78126ND
2012-07-23AB78124ND
2012-07-23AB78125ND
2012-10-26AB848481.61 ppb
2012-10-26AB848491.66 ppb
2012-10-26AB848461.64 ppb
2012-10-26AB848471.80 ppb
2013-01-23AB89834ND
2013-01-23AB898351.53 ppb
2013-01-23AB898371.71 ppb
2013-01-23AB898361.81 ppb
2013-04-16AB949042.03 ppb
2013-04-16AB949011.74 ppb
2013-04-16AB949031.51 ppb
2013-04-16AB949021.50 ppb
2013-07-18AC053582.55 ppb
2013-07-18AC053592.31 ppb
2013-07-18AC053602.15 ppb
2013-07-18AC053612.18 ppb
2013-10-17AC12616ND
2013-10-17AC12615ND
2013-10-17AC12614ND
2014-01-10AC16665ND
2014-01-10AC16666ND
2014-01-10AC16667ND
2014-01-10AC16668ND
2014-04-02AC215752.34 ppb
2014-04-02AC215742.04 ppb
2014-04-02AC215731.94 ppb
2014-04-02AC215722.01 ppb
2014-07-23AC305892.20 ppb
2014-07-23AC305922.20 ppb
2014-07-31AC305902.51 ppb
2014-07-31AC305912.23 ppb
2014-10-20AC376341.46 ppb
2014-10-20AC37633ND
2014-10-20AC376321.31 ppb
2014-10-20AC37631ND
2015-01-20AC40358ND
2015-01-20AC40357ND
2015-01-20AC40356ND
2015-01-20AC40355ND
2015-04-15AC450321.40 ppb
2015-04-15AC450311.54 ppb
2015-07-15AC542572.21 ppb
2015-07-15AC542561.96 ppb
2015-10-15AC611921.52 ppb
2015-10-15AC611931.53 ppb
2016-01-08AC64999ND
2016-01-08AC649981.30 ppb
2016-04-13AC693581.76 ppb
2016-04-13AC693571.75 ppb
2016-07-11AC796792.33 ppb
2016-07-11AC796802.28 ppb
2016-10-18AC862661.33 ppb
2016-10-18AC86265ND
2017-01-13AC890761.67 ppb
2017-01-13AC890751.64 ppb
2017-04-06AC944372.19 ppb
2017-04-06AC944382.26 ppb
2017-07-12AD01368ND
2017-07-12AD01369ND
2017-10-13AD07873ND
2017-10-13AD078742.18 ppb