Atrazine : CAS#: 1912-24-9
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Atrazine : CAS#: 1912-24-9
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    September 2003

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    This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions about atrazine. For more information, you may call the ATSDR Information Center at 1-888-422-8737. This fact sheet is one in a series of summaries about hazardous substances and their health effects. This information is important because this substance may harm you. The effects of exposure to any hazardous substance depend on the dose, the duration, how you are exposed, personal traits and habits, and whether other chemicals are present. Highlights: he general population is probably not exposed to atrazine. However, exposure to atrazine may occur at farms where it has been sprayed. Atrazine may affect pregnant women by causing their babies to grow more slowly than normal. Birth defects and liver, kidney, and heart damage has been seen in animals exposed to high levels of atrazine. This chemical has been found in at least 20 of the 1,636 National Priorities List sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). tfacts153.pdf
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