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Bromochloroacetic acid

Klondike Independent School District

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.

 

16

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

4

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013ND20ND
2014ND30ND
2015ND40ND
20161.38 ppb42ND - 4.40 ppb
20174.73 ppb32ND - 9.50 ppb

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
2013-01-231301678011ND
2013-06-20Q1302604004ND
2014-06-05Q1419528004ND
2014-09-03Q1440864004ND
2014-10-23Q1453729004ND
2015-01-21Q1502000003ND
2015-04-15Q1514210003ND
2015-07-13Q1526518003ND
2015-10-14Q1540708003ND
2016-01-26Q16034820091.10 ppb
2016-04-12Q1614437004ND
2016-07-07Q1627392003ND
2016-10-12Q16435840034.40 ppb
2017-02-01Q17044120054.70 ppb
2017-04-11Q17146300049.50 ppb
2017-07-11Q1728125004ND