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Health Status Outcomes for Community Water: Haloacetic Acids (Five) (HAA5) Concentration - Disinfection Byproducts

Health Status Outcomes

Some people who drink water containing HAA5 in excess of Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) standard of 60 mcg/L and over many years may experience health problems of the liver, kidney, or central nervous system and increased risk of developing some cancers (such as bladder, rectal, and colon cancer), especially cancer of the urinary bladder (http://www.who.int/ipcs/publications/ehc/ehc_216/en/; http://monographs.iarc.fr/ENG/Monographs/vol84/).

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Content updated: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:00:06 MDT