Frequent Questions

3. What are chlordane's health effects?

Some people who drink water containing chlordane well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience liver or nervous system problems; increased risk of cancer.

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

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