Online determination of bromate and other disinfection byproducts in drinking & bottled water with IC

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Drinking water which has been disinfected via the ozonation process can contain undesirable levels of bromate, a carcinogen, via oxidation of bromide in the raw water. Already several agencies including the World Health Organization have recommended concentration limits for bromate set in place to limit its risks to our health. Ion chromatography is mentioned in several analytical standards for the determination of disinfection byproducts (DBP) including bromate, such as EPA 300.1, 317.0, 321.8, 326.0, ASTM D6581, ISO 11206, and ISO 15061. Monitoring trace levels of bromate online means higher throughput and less time spent performing manual laboratory tests, and ensures quality drinking water is produced.