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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

175 Estates

Bromochloromethane is a tap water disinfection byproduct; it is also used as an intermediate in chemical manufacturing and as a fire extinguishing agent. Disinfection byproducts in drinking water increase the risk of cancer.

 

5

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
2016ND10ND
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-11-27116465.01ND
2013-10-24125842.01ND
2014-10-21137223.01ND
2015-10-21149370.01ND
2016-11-30163355.01ND