• George W. Ware
Part of the Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology book series (RECT, volume 104)


Lindane (γ-hexachlorocyclohexane; γ-benzene hexachloride) has been used in the control of various wood-inhabiting beetles, in seed treatment, and in pharmaceutical preparations (Kwell®) (1% lotion, cream, or shampoo) as a scabicide and pediculicide. Its structure and properties are presented in Table 1.


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  • George W. Ware
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  1. 1.College of AgricultureUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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