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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Bromochloroacetic acid

Shady Oaks Estates

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.

 

9

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND10ND
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND20ND
2015ND20ND
2016ND20ND
2017ND20ND

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
2012-06-07AB91945ND
2014-06-06AC56315ND
2014-06-06AC56288ND
2015-06-11AC95775ND
2015-06-11AC95776ND
2016-07-27AD45925ND
2016-07-27AD45926ND
2017-05-17AD84598ND
2017-05-17AD84595ND