Menu

EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

Donate

Monobromoacetic acid

City of Hilshire Village

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.

 

24

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND40ND
2015ND40ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND40ND
2018ND40ND
2019ND40ND

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
2014-03-03AC45299ND
2014-05-12AC53864ND
2014-07-22AC60552ND
2014-10-17AC70086ND
2015-01-23AC77728ND
2015-05-15AC92265ND
2015-07-10AC99080ND
2015-12-11AD16756ND
2016-01-20AD18885ND
2016-04-26AD34154ND
2016-07-20AD44900ND
2016-10-05AD52559ND
2017-01-05AD63203ND
2017-04-19AD80125ND
2017-08-17AD93352ND
2017-10-18AE01304ND
2018-01-11AE08903ND
2018-04-06AE21674ND
2018-08-06AE35804ND
2018-10-04AE42691ND
2019-02-11AE53719ND
2019-04-01AE60629ND
2019-07-10AE73853ND
2019-11-20AE89924ND