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Monobromoacetic acid

City of Biloxi

Monobromoacetic 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.

 

65

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND40ND
20140.250 ppb161ND - 4.00 ppb
2015ND150ND
2016ND160ND
2017ND130ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 25 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 25 ppb for monobromoacetic acid was proposed in 2020 by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk.. This health guideline protects against muscular degeneration.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-08-09120810-001HAND
2013-10-23131024-014HAND
2013-10-23131024-013HAND
2013-10-25131026-002HAND
2013-10-25131026-001HAND
2014-02-03140204-008HAND
2014-02-03140204-007HAND
2014-02-03140204-006HAND
2014-02-03140204-005HAND
2014-04-28140429-020HAND
2014-04-28140429-019HAND
2014-04-28140429-002HAND
2014-04-28140429-001HAND
2014-07-30140731-014HAND
2014-07-30140731-013HAND
2014-07-30140731-022HAND
2014-07-30140731-023HAND
2014-10-27141028-020HAND
2014-10-27141028-019HAND
2014-10-27141028-018HA4.00 ppb
2014-10-27141028-017HAND
2015-01-26150127-014HAND
2015-01-26150127-013HAND
2015-01-26150127-012HAND
2015-01-26150127-011HAND
2015-04-29150430-010HAND
2015-04-29150430-009HAND
2015-04-29150430-004HAND
2015-04-29150430-003HAND
2015-07-27150728-007HAND
2015-07-27150728-008HAND
2015-07-27150728-009HAND
2015-10-28151029-014HAND
2015-10-28151029-013HAND
2015-10-28151029-012HAND
2015-10-28151029-011HAND
2016-02-08160209-016HAND
2016-02-08160209-015HAND
2016-02-08160209-012HAND
2016-02-08160209-011HAND
2016-04-19160420-020HAND
2016-04-19160420-003HAND
2016-04-19160420-004HAND
2016-04-19160420-021HAND
2016-07-19160720-004HAND
2016-07-19160720-003HAND
2016-07-19160720-002HAND
2016-07-19160720-001HAND
2016-10-26161027-004HAND
2016-10-26161027-001HAND
2016-10-26161027-002HAND
2016-10-26161027-003HAND
2017-04-18170419-010HAND
2017-04-18170419-009HAND
2017-04-18170419-004HAND
2017-04-18170419-003HAND
2017-06-26170627-001HAND
2017-07-19170720-014HAND
2017-07-19170720-013HAND
2017-09-27170928-004HAND
2017-09-27170928-003HAND
2017-10-26171027-001HAND
2017-10-26171027-004HAND
2017-10-26171027-003HAND
2017-10-26171027-002HAND