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Health effects of chlordane

Rod Musselman

Health effects of chlordane

by Rod Musselman

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Published by State of Illinois, Institute of Natural Resources in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chlordan -- Toxicology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rod Musselman.
    SeriesDocument - Illinois Institute of Natural Resources ; no. 79/42, Document (Illinois Institute of Natural Resources) ;, no. 79/42.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA1242.C4 M87
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4241019M
    LC Control Number80621690

    After alleged discoveries that chlordane use threatened human and environmental health, the product was removed by the manufacturer in Some reports alleged that chlordane was found to cause damage to human health. Chlordane is highly persistent in soil–enough to keep some homes free from termite infestation for decades after treatment. Unfortunately, this also means that its toxic side effects persist as well. Knowing how chlordane was used could help you avoid possible health problems later.

    Chlordane is a persistent organochlorine insecticide that was used to control termites in homes and against pests on agricultural crops, lawns, and gardens. It was also used as a fumigating agent. Chlordane is also known as chlordan and clordano and has the molecular formula of C 10 H 6 Cl was first used in the United States in , but all use of chlordane was canceled in . Chlordane and Heptachlor in Relation to Man and the Environment: A Further Pesticide Review, [U.S. Environmental Protection Agency] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chlordane and Heptachlor in Relation to Man and the Environment: A Further Pesticide Review, Format: Paperback.

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Chlordane: An Under-Appreciated Indoor Health Risk. Home, Health, and Happiness. All of us have lived or are currently living in homes built before Over 30 million of these homes were treated for termites with chlordane, an insecticide that was banned in


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Health effects of chlordane by Rod Musselman Download PDF EPUB FB2

This Public Health Statement is the summary chapter from the Toxicological Profile for chlordane. It is one in a series of Public Health Statements about hazardous substances and their health effects. A shorter version, the ToxFAQs™, is also available. This information is important because this substance may harm you.

Levels of chlordane and its breakdown products in blood and fat can be measured and used as an indication of chlordane exposure. (1) Health Hazard Information Acute Effects: Neurological effects, such as headache, dizziness, irritability, and convulsions, and effects on the blood have been seen from acute chlordane exposure in animals and.

Health effects of chlordane. Chicago, IL: State of Illinois, Institute of Natural Resources, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rod Musselman.

Health Effects Assessment For Chlordane and millions of other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more. Share Buy New. $ Qty: Qty: 1. FREE Shipping Get free shipping Free day shipping within the U.S.

when you order $ of eligible items sold or fulfilled by Amazon. Or get business-day shipping on this item for Format: Paperback. The current federal Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for chlordane is 2 ppb and the California MCL is ppb.

According to the California Department of Health Services monitoring report (CDHS, ), chlordane has not been detected in drinking water sources over the past four years (). The chlordane PHG of ppb is based on cancer risk. Chlordane is a member of a group of chemical compounds generically termed “chlorinated cyclodienes.” For its use as an insecticide, and especially as a termiticide, it is available in pure and technical grades.

Pure chlordane is a viscous, colorless, odorless liquid. Its solubility in water is approximately 9 µg/L at 25°C. It is highly soluble in most organic solvents, including.

Health effects of chlordane book HEALTH STATEMENT CHLORDANE CAS#: Division of Toxicology May This Public Health Statement is the summary chapter from the Toxicological Profile for Chlordane. It is one in a series of Public Health Statements about hazardous substances and their health effects.

A shorter version, the ToxFAQsTM. is also available. Information on how the now banned pesticide chlordane is still harming the health of millions of people in the United States and other countries today.

Doctors and scientists who are knowledgeable on the chlordane problem state millions of adults and children are becoming sick by living in homes built before April, (the period when. Chlordane, or chlordan, is an organochlorine compound used as a is a white solid.

In the United States, chlordane was used for termite-treatment of approximately 30 million homes until it was banned in Chlordane was banned 10 years earlier for food crops like corn and citrus, and on lawns and domestic gardens.

Like other chlorinated cyclodiene insecticides, Odor: Slightly pungent, chlorine-like. This document represents an update of our earlier health risk assessment of chlordane in drinking water which provided part of the technical support for California’s primary drinking water standard or Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) (DHS, ).

Chlordane pesticide is a complex mixture of chemicals that have a similar chemical structure. Research suggests exposure to chlordane has the potential to cause adverse health effects.

Components of chlordane pesticide have been found to be persistent in the environment and have been found in air, water, soil, sediment, plants, and some animals. Chlordane was a common pesticide which was used for several decades on crops, orchards and gardens until its use was restricted in the early s to controlling termites, after which the substance was banned in the late s.

Despite this, the chemical is highly persistent and has a half-life of up to 30 years. Consequently, chlordane still contaminates aquatic environments. Chlordane and heptachlor are converted in the body into chemicals called metabolites.

These chemicals leave the body slowly over a period of months to years. How Chlordane and Heptachlor Affect People’s Health. The human health effects from low environmental exposures to these chemicals are unknown.

How Chlordane and Heptachlor Affect People’s Health. The human health effects from low environmental exposures to these chemicals are unknown.

Short-term large exposures to either chlordane or heptachlor can cause seizures and injure the liver. Both chlordane and heptachlor are considered possible cancer-causing chemicals in humans. Why does the state issue chlordane advisories.

A: Advisories are issued to protect the most sensitive populations from adverse health effects. Studies have shown that exposure to chlordane can cause adverse health effects in fetuses, nursing babies. CHLORDANE. Most studies of the effects of chlordane on the immune system were performed in mice.

Adult mice are relatively resistant to the immunotoxic effects of chlordane. The generation of a humoral immune response was unaffected by administration of. Suggested Citation:"EXECUTIVE SUMMARY."National Research Council. An Assessment of the Health Risks of Seven Pesticides Used for Termite gton, DC: The National Academies Press.

doi: / The effects of chlordane on the metabolism of estrogens in rats ant mice have been studied by Welch et al. Daily 14 intraperitoneal administration of chiordane at 2 or 5 mg/kg for 7 d reduced the uterotropic action of tritiated estrone and.

Toxfree, Inc. provides affordable, state-of-the-art air testing for chlordane, heptachlor, aldrin, and dieldrin in homes and assists owners with understanding the health risks posed by breathing these insecticides and approaches to reduce air levels. $ Chlordane was used on food and non-food agricultural crops, residential lawns and gardens, and against structural pests, particularly termites (2, 3).

$ Chlordane is a chlorinated cyclodiene that is a mixture of closely related chemicals including chlordene, cis-chlordane, trans-chlordane, heptachlor, and nonachlor (2).File Size: KB. Chlordane may be irritant and toxic by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption; toxic effects may be cumulative.

When heated to decomposition, chlordane emits toxic fumes of carbon monoxide, hydrogen chloride, chlorine, and phosgene. Chlordane is very persistent in the environment, surviving in soils for more than 20 years.A Toxicological Profile for Chlordane was released on December This edition supersedes any This information is important because exposure to chlordane may cause harmful health effects and because these sites are potential or actual sources of human exposure to Size: 6MB.Toxic effects developed 1n the pups that were nursed by dams treated with chlordane-contamlnated (> ppm) diets, whether or not they had been utero; however, the pups whose mothers were exposed to high levels of chlordane (> ppm) during pregnancy did not develop toxic effects when they were nursed by foster dams exposed to low.