Frequent Questions

3. What are methoxychlor's health effects?

Some people who drink water containing methoxychlor well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience reproductive difficulties.

This health effects language is not intended to catalog all possible health effects for methoxychlor. Rather, it is intended to inform consumers of some of the possible health effects associated with methoxychlor in drinking water when the rule was finalized.

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