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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Penn State Univ.

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.

 

6

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND60ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-02-1914021475-01ND
2014-02-1914021472-01ND
2014-02-1914021474-01ND
2014-08-1914081160-02ND
2014-08-1914081160-03ND
2014-08-1914081160-01ND