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|Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL)||0.0002 mg/L|
|Potential Health Effects
(from ingestion of water)
|Potential Source of Contaminant||Biodegradation of heptachlor, which is used in insecticides for termites|
|Applicable NSF/ANSI Standard(s)||Standard 53|
|Water Treatment Technologies Certified by NSF for Reduction of this Contaminant||Filtration (i.e. carbon/charcoal)|
|Special Notes||This contaminant is part of the VOC category. Water treatment products certified by NSF for VOCs will be effective for reducing this contaminant.|