Frequent Questions

3. What are carbofuran's health effects?

Some people who drink water containing carbofuran well in excess of the maximum contaminant level (MCL) for many years could experience problems with their blood or nervous or reproductive systems.

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

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