Contaminants

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Endocrine Disrupting Compound (EDC)

Endocrine Disrupting Compounds are an emerging concern when it comes to water quality. These contaminants can act as hormones or interfere with hormones in the body, and have been observed to cause reduced fertility, obesity, diabetes, and cancer. Several contaminants including dioxin, BPA, DDT, and more are considered EDCs.

Endrin

Endrin is a banned organochlorine insecticide that is persistent, bioaccumulative, acutely toxic to vertebrates and associated with massive deaths of fish, birds and other wildlife.

Ethylbenzene

Ethylbenzene is a pollutant from petroleum refineries and industrial chemical factories; it is also used to make plastics, and may be present as an impurity in some insecticides.

Contaminants You Should Know

  • Chromium

    The Erin Brockovich chemical, also known as Hexavalent Chromium... Chromium

  • Lead

    The aging water infrastructure leads to more lead in drinking water... Lead

  • Fluoride

    Fluoride can cause a wide-range of health effects both good and bad. Fluoride

  • Atrazine

    Atrazine, a popular herbicide is associated with adverse reproductive effects and toxicity to the immune system... Atrazine

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