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Water disinfection by-product(s)

Similar term(s): DBP, water disinfectant byproducts, disinfectant by products, disinfection by-products, DBPs.

Definition:

A chemical compound formed by the reaction of a water disinfectant (e.g. chlorine) with a precursor (e.g. natural organic matter) in a water supply.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Bromate - Chloramine(s) - Chlorate - Chlorite - Cyanogen chloride - Disinfectant(s) - Haloacetic acids - Haloacetonitriles - Haloaldehydes - Haloketones - MX - Natural organic matter - Precursor(s) - Trihalomethanes

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GreenFacts Summary on Water Disinfectants & disinfectant by-products:

Translation(s):

Español: Subproducto(s) de la desinfección del agua
Français: Sous-produit(s) de désinfection de l'eau

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