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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Tribromoacetic acid

Raymore

Tribromoacetic 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.

 

69

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

1

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND120ND
2013ND150ND
2014ND160ND
20150.471 ppb101ND - 4.71 ppb
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND

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 tribromoacetic 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
2012-10-26AB84848ND
2012-10-26AB84849ND
2012-10-26AB84846ND
2012-10-26AB84847ND
2013-01-23AB89834ND
2013-01-23AB89835ND
2013-01-23AB89837ND
2013-01-23AB89836ND
2013-04-16AB94904ND
2013-04-16AB94901ND
2013-04-16AB94903ND
2013-04-16AB94902ND
2013-07-18AC05358ND
2013-07-18AC05359ND
2013-07-18AC05360ND
2013-07-18AC05361ND
2013-10-17AC12616ND
2013-10-17AC12615ND
2013-10-17AC12614ND
2014-01-10AC16665ND
2014-01-10AC16666ND
2014-01-10AC16667ND
2014-01-10AC16668ND
2014-04-02AC21575ND
2014-04-02AC21574ND
2014-04-02AC21573ND
2014-04-02AC21572ND
2014-07-23AC30589ND
2014-07-23AC30592ND
2014-07-31AC30590ND
2014-07-31AC30591ND
2014-10-20AC37634ND
2014-10-20AC37633ND
2014-10-20AC37632ND
2014-10-20AC37631ND
2015-01-20AC40356ND
2015-01-20AC40357ND
2015-01-20AC40358ND
2015-01-20AC40355ND
2015-04-15AC45031ND
2015-04-15AC45032ND
2015-07-15AC54257ND
2015-07-15AC54256ND
2015-10-15AC61193ND
2015-10-15AC611924.71 ppb
2016-01-08AC64999ND
2016-01-08AC64998ND
2016-04-13AC69358ND
2016-04-13AC69357ND
2016-07-11AC79679ND
2016-07-11AC79680ND
2016-10-18AC86266ND
2016-10-18AC86265ND
2017-01-13AC89076ND
2017-01-13AC89075ND
2017-04-06AC94438ND
2017-04-06AC94437ND
2017-07-12AD01368ND
2017-07-12AD01369ND
2017-10-13AD07873ND
2017-10-13AD07874ND