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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.

 

176

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

116

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.759 ppb3214ND - 4.04 ppb
20131.79 ppb3229ND - 2.90 ppb
20141.26 ppb3221ND - 2.48 ppb
20151.24 ppb3221ND - 2.82 ppb
20161.52 ppb3223ND - 2.90 ppb
20170.795 ppb168ND - 1.88 ppb

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
2012-02-28AB657481.46 ppb
2012-02-28AB65749ND
2012-02-28AB657501.43 ppb
2012-02-28AB657511.45 ppb
2012-02-28AB65752ND
2012-02-28AB657531.38 ppb
2012-02-28AB65754ND
2012-02-28AB65755ND
2012-06-12AB70791ND
2012-06-12AB70792ND
2012-06-12AB70793ND
2012-06-12AB70794ND
2012-06-12AB70795ND
2012-06-12AB70796ND
2012-06-12AB70797ND
2012-06-12AB70798ND
2012-09-18AB811841.57 ppb
2012-09-18AB811851.69 ppb
2012-09-18AB811861.37 ppb
2012-09-18AB811871.62 ppb
2012-09-18AB811881.63 ppb
2012-09-18AB811891.88 ppb
2012-09-18AB811901.92 ppb
2012-09-18AB811914.04 ppb
2012-12-04AB86333ND
2012-12-04AB863341.43 ppb
2012-12-04AB86335ND
2012-12-04AB863361.43 ppb
2012-12-04AB86337ND
2012-12-04AB86338ND
2012-12-04AB86339ND
2012-12-04AB86340ND
2013-02-27AB920662.00 ppb
2013-02-27AB920611.61 ppb
2013-02-27AB920621.74 ppb
2013-02-27AB920631.83 ppb
2013-02-27AB920641.99 ppb
2013-02-27AB920651.42 ppb
2013-02-27AB920671.68 ppb
2013-02-27AB920681.49 ppb
2013-05-29AB96620ND
2013-05-29AB966211.76 ppb
2013-05-29AB966221.89 ppb
2013-05-29AB966232.02 ppb
2013-05-29AB966241.54 ppb
2013-05-29AB966251.94 ppb
2013-05-29AB966261.66 ppb
2013-05-29AB966271.69 ppb
2013-08-20AC073182.73 ppb
2013-08-20AC073192.23 ppb
2013-08-20AC073202.37 ppb
2013-08-20AC073172.90 ppb
2013-08-20AC073222.00 ppb
2013-08-20AC073212.76 ppb
2013-08-20AC073152.58 ppb
2013-08-20AC073162.64 ppb
2013-12-03AC141781.69 ppb
2013-12-03AC141791.88 ppb
2013-12-03AC141801.72 ppb
2013-12-03AC141811.74 ppb
2013-12-03AC14182ND
2013-12-03AC141831.99 ppb
2013-12-03AC141841.65 ppb
2013-12-03AC14185ND
2014-02-25AC18208ND
2014-02-25AC18209ND
2014-02-25AC18210ND
2014-02-25AC18211ND
2014-02-25AC18212ND
2014-02-25AC18213ND
2014-02-25AC18214ND
2014-02-25AC18215ND
2014-05-19AC232162.09 ppb
2014-05-19AC232171.76 ppb
2014-05-19AC232182.40 ppb
2014-05-19AC232192.47 ppb
2014-05-19AC232201.47 ppb
2014-05-19AC232212.48 ppb
2014-05-19AC232222.12 ppb
2014-05-19AC232231.49 ppb
2014-09-23AC334051.40 ppb
2014-09-23AC333982.27 ppb
2014-09-23AC333991.96 ppb
2014-09-23AC334002.07 ppb
2014-09-23AC334012.42 ppb
2014-09-23AC334021.55 ppb
2014-09-23AC334032.12 ppb
2014-09-23AC334042.02 ppb
2014-11-18AC38264ND
2014-11-18AC382651.49 ppb
2014-11-18AC382661.41 ppb
2014-11-18AC382672.03 ppb
2014-11-18AC38268ND
2014-11-18AC382691.69 ppb
2014-11-18AC382701.55 ppb
2014-11-18AC38271ND
2015-02-11AC419912.15 ppb
2015-02-11AC41992ND
2015-02-11AC419971.75 ppb
2015-02-11AC419932.58 ppb
2015-02-11AC419941.92 ppb
2015-02-11AC419961.45 ppb
2015-02-11AC41998ND
2015-02-11AC41995ND
2015-05-19AC465622.82 ppb
2015-05-19AC465611.99 ppb
2015-05-19AC465642.22 ppb
2015-05-19AC465652.09 ppb
2015-05-19AC465661.64 ppb
2015-05-19AC465591.73 ppb
2015-05-19AC465602.15 ppb
2015-05-19AC465631.94 ppb
2015-08-24AC574931.37 ppb
2015-08-24AC57487ND
2015-08-24AC57490ND
2015-08-24AC574921.34 ppb
2015-08-24AC57491ND
2015-08-24AC574891.46 ppb
2015-08-24AC57488ND
2015-08-24AC574861.51 ppb
2015-11-17AC628282.10 ppb
2015-11-17AC628291.99 ppb
2015-11-17AC628251.60 ppb
2015-11-17AC628321.99 ppb
2015-11-18AC62827ND
2015-11-18AC62826ND
2015-11-18AC62830ND
2015-11-18AC62831ND
2016-02-18AC66378ND
2016-02-18AC663771.82 ppb
2016-02-18AC663751.88 ppb
2016-02-18AC663722.28 ppb
2016-02-18AC663762.43 ppb
2016-02-18AC663742.38 ppb
2016-02-18AC663732.40 ppb
2016-02-18AC663711.74 ppb
2016-05-11AC720702.18 ppb
2016-05-11AC720661.91 ppb
2016-05-11AC720672.52 ppb
2016-05-11AC720682.51 ppb
2016-05-11AC720651.64 ppb
2016-05-11AC720711.44 ppb
2016-05-11AC720721.77 ppb
2016-05-11AC720691.77 ppb
2016-08-23AC816601.98 ppb
2016-08-23AC816562.64 ppb
2016-08-23AC816542.52 ppb
2016-08-23AC816552.40 ppb
2016-08-23AC816611.33 ppb
2016-08-23AC816592.45 ppb
2016-08-23AC816581.60 ppb
2016-08-23AC816572.90 ppb
2016-11-15AC86965ND
2016-11-15AC86964ND
2016-11-15AC86967ND
2016-11-15AC86966ND
2016-11-15AC86971ND
2016-11-15AC86970ND
2016-11-15AC86969ND
2016-11-15AC86968ND
2017-03-21AC933211.88 ppb
2017-03-21AC933221.72 ppb
2017-03-21AC933201.38 ppb
2017-03-21AC933231.40 ppb
2017-05-09AC95795ND
2017-05-09AC95797ND
2017-05-09AC95798ND
2017-05-09AC95796ND
2017-08-15AD03507ND
2017-08-15AD035051.88 ppb
2017-08-15AD035061.81 ppb
2017-08-15AD035041.52 ppb
2017-11-14AD09509ND
2017-11-14AD095081.13 ppb
2017-11-14AD09510ND
2017-11-14AD09511ND