Abstract

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.

Keywords

Toxicity Ozone Hydrocarbon Chlorinate Penta 

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Authors and Affiliations

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

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