Description – Aldrin is a white or dark brown solid or liquid with a slight chemical odor. It is typically used as an insecticide. Exposure to Aldrin most commonly occurs through the ingestion of contaminated foods such as fish and shellfish, although Aldrin can be breathed in and absorbed through the skin.
Risks – Short-term exposure to Aldrin can result in headache, dizziness, vomiting and nausea. Physical contact may result in irritation of the skin and eyes. Long-term exposure can result in liver damage and decreased fertility.
If you or a loved one has become ill because of Aldrin exposure you should consider retaining a personal injury attorney. An experienced personal injury attorney can help you determine who is responsible for your exposure to Aldrin, and get proper compensation for your injuries.