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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Chloromethane

Monett PWS

Chloromethane is an industrial solvent, aerosol propellant and a refrigerant. It also forms as a byproduct of water disinfection. The EPA classifies chloromethane as possibly carcinogenic to humans.

 

18

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND90ND
2017N/A00N/A
2018N/A00N/A
2019ND90ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 2.69 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 2.69 ppb for chloromethane was defined by the Environmental Protection Agency as a benchmark for testing under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule program. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2016-08-19AC83293ND
2016-08-19AC83292ND
2016-08-19AC83286ND
2016-08-19AC83287ND
2016-08-19AC83291ND
2016-08-19AC83290ND
2016-08-19AC83288ND
2016-08-19AC83289ND
2016-08-19AC83295ND
2019-08-14AD54221ND
2019-08-14AD54218ND
2019-08-14AD54219ND
2019-08-14AD54220ND
2019-08-14AD54217ND
2019-08-14AD54216ND
2019-08-14AD54215ND
2019-08-14AD54214ND
2019-08-14AD54212ND