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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Dibromoacetic acid

Larchmont Village

Dibromoacetic 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.

 

44

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND80ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND80ND
2017ND80ND
2018ND80ND
2019ND80ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.04 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.04 ppb for dibromoacetic acid was defined in a peer-reviewed scientific study by EWG and represents a on-in-a-million lifetime cancer risk level. This health guideline protects against cancer.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-03-17AQ04607DBPND
2014-03-17AQ04606DBPND
2014-06-16AQ11403DBPND
2014-06-16AQ11404DBPND
2014-09-15AQ19286DBPND
2014-09-15AQ19287DBPND
2014-12-15AQ25655ND
2014-12-15AQ25654ND
2015-06-15AR12376ND
2015-06-15AR12375ND
2015-09-15AR20137ND
2015-09-15AR20136ND
2016-03-15AS05211ND
2016-03-15AS05210ND
2016-06-16AS12817ND
2016-06-16AS12818ND
2016-09-14AS19850ND
2016-09-14AS19851ND
2016-12-13AS26189ND
2016-12-13AS26190ND
2017-03-16AT04968ND
2017-03-16AT04969ND
2017-06-15T12093DBPND
2017-06-15AT12092DBPND
2017-09-14AT19574DBPND
2017-09-14AT195736DBPND
2017-12-14AT26086DBPND
2017-12-14AT26085DBPND
2018-03-13AU05159DBP2ND
2018-03-13AU05158DBP2ND
2018-06-13AU12288DBP2ND
2018-06-13AU12287DBP2ND
2018-09-12AU19918DBP2ND
2018-09-12AU19917DBP2ND
2018-12-12AU26581DBP2ND
2018-12-12AU26582DBP2ND
2019-03-11AV04901DBP2ND
2019-03-11AV04902DBP2ND
2019-06-11AV11842DBP2ND
2019-06-11AV11841DBP2ND
2019-09-12AV19389-DBP2ND
2019-09-12AV19388-DBP2ND
2019-12-12AV25976DBP2ND
2019-12-12AV25975DBP2ND