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Monochloroacetic acid

NJ American Water - Atlantic County

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.

 

213

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20120.0453 ppb531ND - 2.40 ppb
20130.134 ppb322ND - 2.20 ppb
20140.203 ppb322ND - 3.60 ppb
2015ND320ND
2016ND320ND
2017ND320ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 53 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 53 ppb for monochloroacetic 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 system toxicity.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2012-01-0515707001ND
2012-01-0515706201ND
2012-01-0515706301ND
2012-01-0515706401ND
2012-01-0515706901ND
2012-01-0615707301ND
2012-01-0615707101ND
2012-01-06157066012.40 ppb
2012-01-0615706701ND
2012-01-0615706801ND
2012-01-1215706501ND
2012-04-0516105401ND
2012-04-0516106301ND
2012-04-0516105801ND
2012-04-0516105901ND
2012-04-0516106401ND
2012-04-0916105701ND
2012-04-0916106201ND
2012-04-0916106001ND
2012-04-0916106101ND
2012-04-1116297201ND
2012-04-1116105601ND
2012-04-1116105501ND
2012-04-1116296801ND
2012-05-1516297101ND
2012-05-2416296901ND
2012-06-1516296301ND
2012-06-2216297301ND
2012-07-0616839301ND
2012-07-0616839601ND
2012-07-0616838601ND
2012-07-0616840001ND
2012-07-0616839401ND
2012-07-0616836201ND
2012-07-1616839101ND
2012-07-1616839501ND
2012-07-1616839701ND
2012-07-1616840101ND
2012-07-1716839001ND
2012-07-1716839801ND
2012-07-1716838901ND
2012-07-1716838801ND
2012-07-2016839901ND
2012-07-2016838701ND
2012-07-2016838501ND
2012-11-0520234901ND
2012-11-0520235201ND
2012-11-0520235301ND
2012-11-0520235001ND
2012-11-0520235401ND
2012-11-0520431601ND
2012-11-0520235101ND
2012-11-0520431701ND
2013-02-0420945901ND
2013-02-0420946301ND
2013-02-0420946401ND
2013-02-0420946101ND
2013-02-0420946501ND
2013-02-0420945801ND
2013-02-0420946201ND
2013-02-0420946001ND
2013-05-0621914601ND
2013-05-0621915001ND
2013-05-0621915601ND
2013-05-0621914801ND
2013-05-0621915701ND
2013-05-0621914501ND
2013-05-0621914901ND
2013-05-0621914701ND
2013-08-0623132801ND
2013-08-0623133201ND
2013-08-0623133501ND
2013-08-0623133001ND
2013-08-0623133601ND
2013-08-0623132701ND
2013-08-0623133101ND
2013-08-0623132901ND
2013-11-04238554012.20 ppb
2013-11-0423855101ND
2013-11-0423854801ND
2013-11-04238552012.10 ppb
2013-11-0423855001ND
2013-11-0523854901ND
2013-11-0523855301ND
2013-11-0523855501ND
2014-02-0324708401ND
2014-02-0324708801ND
2014-02-03247089012.90 ppb
2014-02-0324708601ND
2014-02-0324709001ND
2014-02-0324708301ND
2014-02-03247087013.60 ppb
2014-02-0324708501ND
2014-05-0525488501ND
2014-05-0525488901ND
2014-05-0525489301ND
2014-05-0525488701ND
2014-05-0525489401ND
2014-05-0525488401ND
2014-05-0525488801ND
2014-05-0525488601ND
2014-08-0426576801ND
2014-08-0426576501ND
2014-08-0426576201ND
2014-08-0426576601ND
2014-08-0426576401ND
2014-08-0526576301ND
2014-08-0526576701ND
2014-08-0526576901ND
2014-11-0327391201ND
2014-11-0327391601ND
2014-11-0327391901ND
2014-11-0327391401ND
2014-11-0327392001ND
2014-11-0327391101ND
2014-11-0327391501ND
2014-11-0327391301ND
2015-02-0328080401ND
2015-02-0328080801ND
2015-02-0328080901ND
2015-02-0328080601ND
2015-02-0328081001ND
2015-02-0328080301ND
2015-02-0328080701ND
2015-02-0328080501ND
2015-05-0429037901ND
2015-05-0429038301ND
2015-05-0429038701ND
2015-05-0429038101ND
2015-05-0429038801ND
2015-05-0429037801ND
2015-05-0429038201ND
2015-05-0429038001ND
2015-08-0430028301ND
2015-08-0430028601ND
2015-08-0430028701ND
2015-08-0430028401ND
2015-08-0430028801ND
2015-08-0430028201ND
2015-08-0430028501ND
2015-08-0430028901ND
2015-11-0230700701ND
2015-11-0230701001ND
2015-11-0230701101ND
2015-11-0230700801ND
2015-11-0230701201ND
2015-11-0230700601ND
2015-11-0230700901ND
2015-11-0230701301ND
2016-02-0131347901ND
2016-02-0131348201ND
2016-02-0131348301ND
2016-02-0131348001ND
2016-02-0131348401ND
2016-02-0131347801ND
2016-02-0131348101ND
2016-02-0131348501ND
2016-05-0232072901ND
2016-05-0232073201ND
2016-05-0232073301ND
2016-05-0232073001ND
2016-05-0232073401ND
2016-05-0232072801ND
2016-05-0232073101ND
2016-05-0232073501ND
2016-08-0233076801ND
2016-08-0233077101ND
2016-08-0233077201ND
2016-08-0233076901ND
2016-08-0233077301ND
2016-08-0233076701ND
2016-08-0233077001ND
2016-08-0233077401ND
2016-11-0133884001ND
2016-11-0133884301ND
2016-11-0133884401ND
2016-11-0133884101ND
2016-11-0133884501ND
2016-11-0133883901ND
2016-11-0133884201ND
2016-11-0133884601ND
2017-02-0134757801ND
2017-02-0134758101ND
2017-02-0134758201ND
2017-02-0134757901ND
2017-02-0134758301ND
2017-02-0134757701ND
2017-02-0134758001ND
2017-02-0134758401ND
2017-05-0135581001ND
2017-05-0135581301ND
2017-05-0135581401ND
2017-05-0135581101ND
2017-05-0135581501ND
2017-05-0135580901ND
2017-05-0135581201ND
2017-05-0135581601ND
2017-08-0136857301ND
2017-08-0136857601ND
2017-08-0136857701ND
2017-08-0136857401ND
2017-08-0136861401ND
2017-08-0136857201ND
2017-08-0136857501ND
2017-08-0136857801ND
2017-11-0237771701ND
2017-11-0237772001ND
2017-11-0237772101ND
2017-11-0237771801ND
2017-11-0237773101ND
2017-11-0237771601ND
2017-11-0237771901ND
2017-11-0237772201ND