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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

Authority of Boro of Charleroi

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.

 

64

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
2014ND160ND
20150.0669 ppb161ND - 1.07 ppb
2016ND160ND
2017ND160ND

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
2014-01-134A13073-01ND
2014-01-134A13073-03ND
2014-01-134A13073-04ND
2014-01-134A13073-02ND
2014-04-144D14061-03ND
2014-04-144D14061-01ND
2014-04-144D14061-04ND
2014-04-144D14061-02ND
2014-07-144G14077-03ND
2014-07-144G14077-01ND
2014-07-144G14077-02ND
2014-07-144G14077-04ND
2014-10-134J13067-02ND
2014-10-134J13067-01ND
2014-10-134J13067-04ND
2014-10-134J13067-03ND
2015-01-1212350871ND
2015-01-1212350869ND
2015-01-1212350870ND
2015-01-1212350872ND
2015-04-1312698009ND
2015-04-1312698012ND
2015-04-1312698011ND
2015-04-1312698010ND
2015-07-1313082106ND
2015-07-1313082105ND
2015-07-1313082103ND
2015-07-1313082104ND
2015-10-1213457804ND
2015-10-1213457803ND
2015-10-1213457805ND
2015-10-12134578061.07 ppb
2016-01-1113819244ND
2016-01-1113819243ND
2016-01-1113819242ND
2016-01-1113819241ND
2016-04-1114187098ND
2016-04-1114187096ND
2016-04-1114187097ND
2016-04-1114187099ND
2016-07-1114664410ND
2016-07-1114664411ND
2016-07-1114664412ND
2016-07-1114664409ND
2016-10-1015163002ND
2016-10-1015163003ND
2016-10-1015163001ND
2016-10-1015163004ND
2017-01-1615596908ND
2017-01-1615596906ND
2017-01-1615596907ND
2017-01-1615596909ND
2017-04-1716026020ND
2017-04-1716026021ND
2017-04-1716026022ND
2017-04-1716026023ND
2017-07-1116498634ND
2017-07-1116498633ND
2017-07-1116498635ND
2017-07-1116498636ND
2017-10-1716962148ND
2017-10-1716962147ND
2017-10-1716962146ND
2017-10-1716962145ND