banned for use/manufacture in the U.S.
Found in these people:
Found in these locations:
Rockville, MD; Upstate New York, NY
Organochlorine chemical, a class largely banned in the U.S. that builds up in the body over time, linked to cancer and reproductive harm.
Endrin has been found in 8 of the 27 people tested in EWG/Commonweal studies. It has also been found in 3 of the 2,547 people tested in CDC biomonitoring studies.
Top health concerns for Endrin (References)
|health concern or target organ||weight of evidence|
|Reproduction and fertility||unknown|
Results for Endrin
in blood serum (lipid weight)
- geometric mean: 0.0149 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum
- found in 8 of 27 people in the group
- geometric mean: 3 ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum
- found in 3 of 2547 people in the group
|0||ng/g (lipid weight) in blood serum||14.9|
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.|