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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Pennsylvania American Water Pittsburgh

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.

 

8

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
20140.0950 ppb220.0900 ppb - 0.1000 ppb
2015ND60ND
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-10-07271116010.1000 ppb
2014-10-13271128010.0900 ppb
2015-01-1227898801ND
2015-01-1327897401ND
2015-04-0828579701ND
2015-04-1328580601ND
2015-07-0829576801ND
2015-07-1529574501ND