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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Tribromoacetic acid

Poplar Bluff

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.

 

96

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
2014ND160ND
2015ND160ND
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND
2018ND160ND
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 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
2014-02-05AC18190ND
2014-02-05AC18191ND
2014-02-05AC18192ND
2014-02-05AC18189ND
2014-05-07AC23197ND
2014-05-07AC23198ND
2014-05-07AC23199ND
2014-05-07AC23200ND
2014-08-25AC33303ND
2014-08-25AC33302ND
2014-08-25AC33301ND
2014-08-25AC33300ND
2014-11-13AC38243ND
2014-11-13AC38244ND
2014-11-13AC38245ND
2014-11-13AC38246ND
2015-02-09AC41971ND
2015-02-09AC41970ND
2015-02-09AC41972ND
2015-02-09AC41973ND
2015-05-12AC46538ND
2015-05-12AC46540ND
2015-05-12AC46539ND
2015-05-12AC46541ND
2015-08-18AC57415ND
2015-08-18AC57414ND
2015-08-18AC57416ND
2015-08-18AC57417ND
2015-11-17AC62807ND
2015-11-17AC62806ND
2015-11-17AC62805ND
2015-11-17AC62804ND
2016-02-16AC66351ND
2016-02-16AC66348ND
2016-02-16AC66349ND
2016-02-16AC66350ND
2016-05-23AC72041ND
2016-05-23AC72042ND
2016-05-23AC72043ND
2016-05-23AC72044ND
2016-09-27AC83976ND
2016-09-27AC83979ND
2016-09-27AC83978ND
2016-09-27AC83977ND
2016-11-14AC86943ND
2016-11-14AC86942ND
2016-11-14AC86941ND
2016-11-14AC86940ND
2017-02-27AC90805ND
2017-02-27AC90804ND
2017-02-27AC90802ND
2017-02-27AC90803ND
2017-05-17AC95776ND
2017-05-17AC95774ND
2017-05-17AC95775ND
2017-05-17AC95773ND
2017-09-12AD03416ND
2017-09-12AD03415ND
2017-09-12AD03417ND
2017-09-12AD03414ND
2017-11-14AD09488ND
2017-11-14AD09490ND
2017-11-14AD09489ND
2017-11-14AD09487ND
2018-02-13AD14275ND
2018-02-13AD14276ND
2018-02-13AD14273ND
2018-02-13AD14274ND
2018-05-22AD20506ND
2018-05-22AD20507ND
2018-05-22AD20508ND
2018-05-22AD20509ND
2018-09-06AD31210ND
2018-09-06AD31209ND
2018-09-06AD31211ND
2018-09-06AD31212ND
2018-11-26AD35717ND
2018-11-26AD35718ND
2018-11-26AD35716ND
2018-11-26AD35719ND
2019-03-04AD39384ND
2019-03-04AD39385ND
2019-03-04AD39387ND
2019-03-04AD39386ND
2019-05-14AD47465ND
2019-05-14AD47466ND
2019-05-14AD47467ND
2019-05-14AD47468ND
2019-08-21AD53940ND
2019-08-21AD53937ND
2019-08-21AD53938ND
2019-08-21AD53939ND
2019-11-05AD58092ND
2019-11-05AD58091ND
2019-11-05AD58093ND
2019-11-05AD58094ND