chemical information
CAS RN:

33213-65-9

Chemical Class:

Organochlorine Pesticide (OC)

Found in these people:

Baby #3, Baby #4, Baby #5, Baby #7, Baby #8, Baby #10

Found in these locations:

not found





beta-Endosulphan

beta-Endosulphan has been found in 8 of the 27 people tested in EWG/Commonweal studies.


Top health concerns for beta-Endosulphan (References)

health concern or target organ weight of evidence
Reproduction and fertilityunknown


Results for beta-Endosulphan

in blood serum (lipid weight)

Showing results from EWG/Commonweal Study #1, industrial chemicals and pesticides in adults, San Francisco Reporter, EWG/Commonweal Study #4, industrial chemicals and pesticides in cord blood, EWG Study #3, industrial chemicals and pesticides in adults, EWG Study #8, chemicals in mother and 2 children

EWG/Commonweal results

  • geometric mean: 0.0431 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum
  • found in 8 of 27 people in the group
0 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum 0.361


beta-Endosulphan results


Detailed toxicity classifications (References)

classification governing entity/references
Reproductive effects - weight of evidence unknown/unassessedDamgaard, I. N., N. E. Skakkebaek, et al. (2006). Persistent pesticides in human breast milk and cryptorchidism. Environ Health Perspect 114(7): 1133-8.