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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Endrin

Hilo

Endrin is a banned organochlorine insecticide that is persistent and bioaccumulative. Endrin damages the nervous, immune and reproductive systems in people. It also harms fish, birds and other wildlife.

 

26

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012N/A00N/A
2013N/A00N/A
2014ND160ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016N/A00N/A
2017ND100ND

ppb = parts per billion

State and national drinking water standards and health guidelines

EWG Health Guideline 0.3 ppb

The EWG Health Guideline of 0.3 ppb for endrin was defined by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment as a public health goal, the level of a drinking water contaminant that does not pose a significant health risk. This health guideline protects against change to the heart and blood vessels.

EPA Maximum Contaminant
Level (MCL) 2 ppb

The legal limit for endrin, established in 1992, was based on a toxicity study in laboratory animals conducted in the 1960s.

ppb = parts per billion

All test results

Date Lab ID Result
2014-01-22C14-01-0064ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0066ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0065ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0064ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0067ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0067ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0066ND
2014-01-22C14-01-0065ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0100ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0101ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0098AND
2014-04-01C14-04-0099ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0101ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0100ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0099ND
2014-04-01C14-04-0098AND
2017-03-14ND
2017-03-14ND
2017-03-14ND
2017-03-14ND
2017-05-09ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-06-05ND
2017-08-16ND