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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monochloroacetic acid

Wilk-amite W/a #1-south

Monochloroacetic 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.

 

2

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND10ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
20174.00 ppb114.00 ppb

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-07-31140801-003HAND
2017-08-31170901-001HA4.00 ppb