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Table 6 World Health Organization, Egyptian Standards and British Environmental Quality Standards for OCPs in drinking water

From: Toxicity assessment of heavy metals and organochlorine pesticides in freshwater and marine environments, Rosetta area, Egypt using multiple approaches

OCPs Maximum Allowable Level (μg L−1)
Maximum Allowable Level (μg L− 1)
British Environmental Standards (μg L− 1)
Dieldrin 0.03 0.03 0.01
Endrine 0.005
Lindane 2.0 1.0
Heptachlor 0.1
Chlorodane 0.2
Methoxychlor 20.0