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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

City of Newark

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.

 

7

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
2013ND30ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND10ND
20161.30 ppb111.30 ppb
2017ND10ND

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2013-07-16Q1303832001ND
2013-07-16Q1303832002ND
2013-07-16Q1303832003ND
2014-07-22Q1429784003ND
2015-09-09Q1535008018ND
2016-09-07Q16360170091.30 ppb
2017-06-01Q1723403003ND