lindane


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lindane:

see insecticidesinsecticides,
chemical, biological, or other agents used to destroy insect pests; the term commonly refers to chemical agents only. Chemical Insecticides

The modern history of chemical insecticides in the United States dates from 1867, when Paris green proved
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lindane

[′lin‚dān]
(inorganic chemistry)
The gamma isomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane, constituting a persistent, bioaccumulative pesticide and a neurotoxin.
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Table 4: Pesticide residues (in [micro]g/kg dry weight) in bean leaves collected from two locations, in duplicate, in the Dridji region in the Republic of Benin Location op'-DDE pp'-DDE op'-DDD pp'-DDD Kindogon 1 <2 70 19 54 Kindogon 2 7 123 53 116 Daanonkpota 1 <2 143 90 126 Daanonkpota 2 <2 205 135 357 [alpha]-endo- Location op'-DDT pp'-DDT [SIGMA]DDT sulfan Kindogon 1 49 82 274 23 Kindogon 2 88 165 552 28 Daanonkpota 1 111 250 720 106 Daanonkpota 2 252 402 1351 210 Location dieldrin lindane Hcbenz Hepta Kindogon 1 <9 <9 3 <2 Kindogon 2 12 10 3 <2 Daanonkpota 1 20 <6 3 7 Daanonkpota 2 32 90 <2 <2 [alpha]-endo is [alpha]-endosulfan; Hcbenz = hexachlorobenzene; Hepta=Heptachlor.
Lindane lotion is used topically to treat scabies; lindane shampoo is used to treat head and pubic lice.
But these studies also suggested that most of the lindane, heptachlor, and many of the chlordanes detected in the air samples came from sources more than 60 miles away.
Use of lindane was approved by the Animal CareCompany Committee and met all guidelines for its use.
5ml of bacterial degrading and fungal degrading broth samples were filtered with the help of membrane filter paper and the filterate was transferred into two separate sterile test tubes and the lindane powder was diluted and filtered and the 5ml of Lindane filtrate was transferred to the separate test tube and marked as control.
Some areas covered are oganochlorine pesticide contamination in horticultural samples, lindane removal by streptomyces Sp.
pursuant to which Alliant marketed the product Lindane.
Chlorinated compounds such as polychlorinated biphenyl congeners and chlororganic pesticides (aldrin, dieldrin, endrin, DDT, lindane, HCB) were analysed on a 90 m capillary column (DB 5) using gas chromatography (Varian 3380) with an electron capture detector.
Lindane (Kwell) is held in reserve and used when other medicines fail.
MAY CONTAIN: Lindane, which has been linked with breast cancer.
Ruth Bates, communications manager with WWF Cymru, said,'WWF Cymru has been lobbying the European parliament to ban harmful chemicals that are known to be used in make-up and perfumers, including lindane, found in anti-louse lotions, which contaminates lakes and streams.
Their lab hit list includes: PCBs (polychlori nated biphenyls), PAHs (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons), and a number of organochloride pesticides and herbicides, such as DDT, lindane, endosulfan, atrazine and 2,4,5-T-some seriously poisonous compounds.