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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Endrin

Calcasieu Parish WW District 9 Carlyss

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.

 

10

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
2014ND40ND
2015N/A00N/A
2016ND60ND
2017N/A00N/A

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
2014-02-24AD89324ND
2014-02-24AD89324ND
2014-03-31AD90300ND
2014-03-31AD90300ND
2016-05-0235242594003ND
2016-05-0235242594003ND
2016-11-2935280047007ND
2016-11-2935280047006ND
2016-11-2935280047007ND
2016-11-2935280047006ND