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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2021 UPDATE

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Monobromoacetic acid

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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.

 

30

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2014ND50ND
2015ND50ND
2016ND50ND
2017ND50ND
2018ND50ND
2019ND50ND

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
2014-08-1250323ND
2014-08-1250321ND
2014-08-1250325ND
2014-08-1250327ND
2014-08-1250319ND
2015-08-2464661ND
2015-08-2464663ND
2015-08-2464665ND
2015-08-2464667ND
2015-08-2464669ND
2016-08-08ND
2016-08-08ND
2016-08-08ND
2016-08-08ND
2016-08-08ND
2017-08-15ND
2017-08-15ND
2017-08-15ND
2017-08-15ND
2017-08-15ND
2018-08-06ND
2018-08-06ND
2018-08-06ND
2018-08-06ND
2018-08-06ND
2019-08-26ND
2019-08-26ND
2019-08-26ND
2019-08-26ND
2019-08-26ND