banned for use/manufacture in the U.S.
Found in these people:
Found in these locations:
Organochlorine chemical, a class largely banned in the U.S. that builds up in the body over time, linked to cancer and reproductive harm.
Aldrin has been found in 13 of the 27 people tested in EWG/Commonweal studies. It has also been found in 4 of the 2,547 people tested in CDC biomonitoring studies.
Top health concerns for Aldrin (References)
|health concern or target organ||weight of evidence|
|Reproduction and fertility||unknown|
Results for Aldrin
in blood serum (lipid weight)
- geometric mean: 0.0177 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum
- found in 13 of 27 people in the group
- geometric mean: 3.14 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum
- found in 4 of 2547 people in the group
|0||ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum||8.5|
Detailed toxicity classifications (References)
|Reproductive effects - weight of evidence unknown/unassessed||Damgaard, I. N., N. E. Skakkebaek, et al. (2006). Persistent pesticides in human breast milk and cryptorchidism. Environ Health Perspect 114(7): 1133-8.|