chemical information
CAS RN:

1031-07-8

Chemical Class:

Organochlorine Pesticide (OC)

Found in these people:

Baby #1, Baby #5

Found in these locations:

not found





Endosulphan Sulphate

Organochlorine chemical, a class largely banned in the U.S. that builds up in the body over time, linked to cancer and reproductive harm.

Endosulphan Sulphate has been found in 4 of the 27 people tested in EWG/Commonweal studies.


Top health concerns for Endosulphan Sulphate (References)

health concern or target organ weight of evidence
Reproduction and fertilityunknown


Results for Endosulphan Sulphate

in blood serum (lipid weight)

Showing results from EWG/Commonweal Study #1, industrial chemicals and pesticides in adults, 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, San Francisco Reporter

EWG/Commonweal results

  • geometric mean: 0.0185 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum
  • found in 4 of 27 people in the group
0 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum 2.32


Endosulphan Sulphate 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.