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haloacetic acids

Definition:
Haloacetic Acids (HAA5) are a group of chemicals that are formed along with other disinfection byproducts when chlorine or other disinfectants used to control microbial contaminants in drinking water react with naturally occurring organic and inorganic matter in water.
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  • HAA5
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https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/214332
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