Food Safety Program: Endrin Monitoring in the Mississippi River

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Science  24 Dec 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3704, pp. 1732-1733
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3704.1732


Twelve successive monthly samplings and analyses of representative fish and shellfish and of mud and water from the lower Mississippi River showed neither a high concentration of endrin nor a time-ordered change in the concentration. The general absence of endrin from the samples indicated no significant contamination.