Frequent Questions

3. What are epichlorohydrin's health effects?

Some people who drink water containinghigh levels ofepichlorohydrin over a long period of time could experience stomach problems and may have an increased risk of getting cancer.

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

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