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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Chloromethane

Moore County Public Util. - Pinehurst

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.

 

41

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
2013ND410ND
2014N/A00N/A
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

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
2013-02-26201302280404AMND
2013-02-26201302280394AMND
2013-02-26201302280379AMND
2013-02-26201302280397AMND
2013-02-27201303010360AMND
2013-02-27201302280375AMND
2013-02-27201302280373AMND
2013-02-27201302280415AMND
2013-02-27201302280390AMND
2013-02-27201303010370AMND
2013-02-27201302280385AMND
2013-02-27201302280377AMND
2013-02-27201302280392AMND
2013-02-27201302280387AMND
2013-02-28201303010376AMND
2013-02-28201303010356AMND
2013-02-28201303010354AMND
2013-03-19201303200285AMND
2013-03-25201303260173AMND
2013-05-15201305170382AMND
2013-05-16201305170365AMND
2013-08-27201308280186AMND
2013-08-27201308280202AMND
2013-08-27201308280135AMND
2013-08-29201308300146AMND
2013-08-29201308300197AMND
2013-08-29201308300199AMND
2013-08-29201308300192AMND
2013-09-03201309040306AMND
2013-09-03201309040316AMND
2013-09-03201309040308AMND
2013-09-03201309040329AMND
2013-09-09201309100216AMND
2013-09-09201309100276AMND
2013-09-10201309110516AMND
2013-09-12201309130560AMND
2013-09-25201309270077AMND
2013-09-26201309270079AMND
2013-09-26201309270081AMND
2013-11-26201311270062AMND
2013-11-26201311270049AMND