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National Drinking Water Database - Chemical Contaminants

Endrin Aldehyde


Status: Unregulated - EPA has not established a maximum legal limit in tapwater for this contaminant.

Endrin aldehyde is a breakdown product of the banned insecticide Endrin.

 
Detected
Found above
health guidelines
Found above
legal limit
States
1
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-
Water utilities
1
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People Served
201,000
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Endrin Aldehyde Exposure by State

Water utilities in 1 states have reported detecting Endrin Aldehyde in treated tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies.

StateWater Suppliers with Endrin Aldehyde contamination
SystemsPopulation
Delaware1201,000
Total1201,000

The Most Polluted Communities

1 water utilities reported detecting Endrin Aldehyde in tap water since 2004, according to EWG's analysis of water quality data supplied by state water agencies

Ranked by highest average Endrin Aldehyde level

RankSystem Population Served Positive test results of total reported tests Average Level
(Range)
1Artesian Water Company
Newark, DE
201,0001 of 83< 0.01 ppb
(0 to 0.02 ppb)

Health Based Limits for Endrin Aldehyde

StandardDescriptionLevel
EPA Human Health Water Quality CriteriaWater quality criteria set by the US EPA provide guidance for states and tribes authorized to establish water quality standards under the Clean Water Act (CWA) to protect human health. These are non-enforceable standards based upon exposure by both drinking water and the contribution of water contamination to other consumed foods. Source: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.0.29 ppb

Testing Summary for Endrin Aldehyde

Are tests routinely required for Endrin Aldehyde by federal law?No
Water suppliers reporting tests for Endrin Aldehyde (2004-2009):1,044 of 47,576
Average testing rate for water supplier reporting tests (2004-2009):0.3 per year