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Bromochloroacetic acid

City of Steubenville

Bromochloroacetic acid is formed when chlorine or other disinfectants are used to treat drinking water. Bromochloroacetic acid and other disinfection byproducts increase the risk of cancer and may cause problems during pregnancy.

 

44

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND160ND
2013ND160ND
2014ND120ND
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 0.02 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.02 ppb for bromochloroacetic 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
2012-01-1812011487ND
2012-01-1812011486ND
2012-01-1812011485ND
2012-01-1812011484ND
2012-04-1712041934ND
2012-04-1712041935ND
2012-04-1712041936ND
2012-04-1712041937ND
2012-07-0212070230ND
2012-07-0212070231ND
2012-07-0212070232ND
2012-07-0212070233ND
2012-10-1612101608ND
2012-10-1612101611ND
2012-10-1612101610ND
2012-10-1612101609ND
2013-01-0813010815ND
2013-01-0813010816ND
2013-01-0813010817ND
2013-01-0813010818ND
2013-04-0813040928ND
2013-04-0813040927ND
2013-04-0813040925ND
2013-04-0813040926ND
2013-07-0813070904ND
2013-07-0813070905ND
2013-07-0813070906ND
2013-07-0813070907ND
2013-10-0813100944ND
2013-10-0813100943ND
2013-10-0813100942ND
2013-10-0813100941ND
2014-01-1414011106ND
2014-01-1414011107ND
2014-01-1414011108ND
2014-01-1414011109ND
2014-04-0814041625ND
2014-04-0814041624ND
2014-04-0814041623ND
2014-04-0814041622ND
2014-07-1414072403ND
2014-07-1414072402ND
2014-07-1414072401ND
2014-07-1414072400ND