Frequent Questions

3. What are chlorobenzene's health effects?

Some people who drink water containing chlorobenzene well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience problems with their liver or kidneys.

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

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