Effects Info Links
High Levels of Insecticides in Air of Homes
Recent study reports persistent xenoestrogens –chlordane, heptachlor, and dieldrin – found in homes at toxic levels
Education and Support for Chlordane Victims
Website established in 1987 by person poisoned by chlordane
Website established in 2001 by family poisoned by chlordane
Hepatic (Liver) Cancer
USEPA published (February 98) the risk of developing cancer from breathing chlordane. According to the study, 10 nanograms per cubic meter increases cancer risk.
Linked to neuroblastoma in children. Affected mood states in treated apartments' inhabitants - tension, depression, anger, confusion.
Hematological (Blood) and Immune
Linked with lymphoma, aplastic anemia and leukemia in children, increase serum cholesterol levels.
Decreased fertility and testosterone serum levels in treated rats. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry placed chlordane in its Top 20 Hazardous Substances.
Summaries of Chlordane Research
Dr. Wayne Sinclair and Richard W. Pressinger M.Ed., has summarized important research into chlordane health effects.