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EWG's Tap Water Database — 2019 UPDATE

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Endrin

Camelot S/d

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.

 

19

Samples

0

Samples exceeding legal limit (MCL)

0

Samples exceeding
health guidelines

Testing results - average by year

 
YearAverage resultSamples takenDetectionsRange of results
2012ND50ND
2013ND10ND
2014ND10ND
2015ND70ND
2016ND40ND
2017ND10ND

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
2012-02-09C114736-02ND
2012-02-09C114736-03ND
2012-02-09C114736-04ND
2012-02-23C201544-01RE1ND
2012-05-24C202388-01ND
2013-04-17C302855-01ND
2014-04-16C403041-01ND
2015-01-08ND
2015-01-08ND
2015-01-09ND
2015-01-09ND
2015-04-22ND
2015-07-17ND
2015-11-16ND
2016-01-06C515865-01ND
2016-05-04CZ03197-01ND
2016-08-10CZ08345-01ND
2016-11-01CZ13755-01ND
2017-01-25CZ18740-01ND