Definitions for "Disinfection byproducts"
organic chemicals such as chloroform that can form during water disinfection using chlorine-based chemicals. Their concentrations are regulated under the NPDWS.
Organic and inorganic compounds that often result from the reaction between a disinfectant and naturally occurring materials in water; chloroform is a commonly found example.
Halogenated organic chemicals formed when water is disinfected.