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Drinking Water Criteria Document for Heptachlor, Heptachlor Epoxide and Chlordane (Final Draft)

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The Office of Drinking Water (WH-550), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has prepared a Drinking Water Criteria Document on chlordane, heptachlor and heptachlor epoxide. This Criteria Document is an extensive review of the following topics: Physical and chemical properties of chlordane, heptachlor, and heptachlor epoxide; Toxicokinetics and human exposure to chlordane, heptachlor, and heptachlor epoxide; Health effects of chlordane, heptachlor, and heptachlor epoxide in humans and animals; Mechanisms of toxicity of chlordane, heptachlor, and heptachlor epoxide; Quantification of toxicological effects of chlordane, heptachlor, and heptachlor epoxide.

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Prepared in cooperation with Syracuse Research Corp., NY.

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Wilbur, S., D. Basu, M. Remington, P. Durkin, AND Y. Patal. Drinking Water Criteria Document for Heptachlor, Heptachlor Epoxide and Chlordane (Final Draft). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., EPA/600/X-84/197-1 (NTIS PB86117991).

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