Potential for Human Exposure 5 . 1 Overview

    Endrin was introduced in the United States in 1951 as an avicide, rodenticide and insecticide. Its principal use to control the cotton bollworm and tobacco budworm peaked in the early 1970s. In 1979, the EPA canceled some uses of endrin and indicated its intent to cancel all uses of endrin (EPA 1993e; USDA 1995), except for its use as a toxicant on bird… CONTINUE READING