Frequent Questions

3. What are lindane's health effects?

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

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

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