Chlordane : CAS # 12789-03-6
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Chlordane : CAS # 12789-03-6

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    September 1995

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    This fact sheet answers the most frequently asked health questions about chlordane. 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. It is important you understand this information 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. SUMMARY: Exposure to chlordane occurs mostly from eating contaminated foods, such as root crops, meats, fish, and shellfish, or from touching contaminated soil. High levels of chlordane can cause damage to the nervous system olriver. This chemical has been found in at least 171 of 1,416 National Priorities List sites identified by the Environmental Protection Agency. tfacts31.pdf
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