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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloromethane

Alcoa Water System

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.

 

4

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
2013ND20ND
2014ND20ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017N/A00N/A

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Result
2013-07-10ND
2013-10-22ND
2014-01-08ND
2014-04-08ND