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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

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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.

 

26

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
20140.400 ppb41ND - 1.60 ppb
2015ND80ND
20160.125 ppb81ND - 1.000 ppb
2017ND20ND
2018ND20ND
2019ND20ND

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
2014-03-04A140068637ND
2014-06-07A140213631ND
2014-09-02A140213630ND
2014-12-02A1402176621.60 ppb
2015-03-03A150231964ND
2015-03-03A150231965ND
2015-06-02A150285366ND
2015-06-02A150285367ND
2015-09-01A150320083ND
2015-09-01A150320084ND
2015-12-01A150217661ND
2015-12-01A150320082ND
2016-03-01A1603385681.000 ppb
2016-03-01A160338567ND
2016-06-01A160399261ND
2016-06-01A160399262ND
2016-09-06A160435313ND
2016-09-06A160435314ND
2016-12-06A160463076ND
2016-12-06A160463077ND
2017-09-19A170539935ND
2017-09-19A170539936ND
2018-09-11A180626708ND
2018-09-11A180626709ND
2019-08-209H03366-01ND
2019-08-209H03366-02ND