[vc_section][vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_single_image image=”5419″ img_size=”full”][vc_custom_heading text=”What is Endrin?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]Endrin is a white, crystalline, and odorless solid with the chemical formula C12H8CI6O. It is an organochloride first produced by Shell and Velsicol Chemical Corporation in 1950. The liquid substance is a chemical used as an insecticide and pesticide to control insects, rodents, as well as birds. Since 1986, though, the production and selling of the chemical substance were banned in the United States due to its toxicity. Experts found the substance as a contaminant throughout the environment. Endrin will emit toxic hydrogen chloride and phosgene when chemical burnt.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”What are the Health Issues Associated with Endrin?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]When endrin enters water systems, consumption of the contaminated water may lead to severe health issues, including liver damage, and, if left untreated, may result in death. Prolonged exposure or consumption of the contaminated water will also lead to neurological effects.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”What is the Regulated Standard for Endrin in Drinking Water?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]The Environmental Protection Agency recommends an MCL of 0.002 mg/L or 2 ppb. Since endrin is toxic to humans, animals, plants, and the environment, it’s crucial to avoid using the contaminated water. The set regulated standard by the EPA serves as a guide to municipal water suppliers and private well owners.[/vc_column_text][vc_custom_heading text=”How Do You Remove Endrin from Drinking Water?” font_container=”tag:h3|text_align:left”][vc_column_text]The best way to get rid of endrin from tap water is by using granular activated carbon in your filtration system. As almost all water filter models nowadays use activated carbon in their filter chambers, you can have peace of mind knowing you’ve done your best in keeping your loved ones safe from the chemical substance.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_widget_sidebar title=”List of Contaminants” sidebar_id=”cs-1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][/vc_section]