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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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In the best knowledge of the authors, statistical analysis of photocatalytic degradation of lindane and DDT from water and wastewater have not been reported.
The widespread usage of organochlorine compounds, such as lindane has stimulated research to the existence of effects related with their body toxic activity.
Minimization and optimization of error in each iteration of the training phase and the error in the testing phase, validate the model identification developed and implemented in this paper, for Lindane, Aldrin and dieldrin pesticides, organochlorine pesticides analyzed through gas chromatography.
Reports are available on biosorption of lindane by some gram positive and gram negative bacteria, e.
1% lindane shampoo in treating pediculosis capitis.
Conclusion: Permethrin is more effective as compared to lindane against Sarcopties Scabei in terms of in-vitro susceptibility.
Lindane lotion is used topically to treat scabies; lindane shampoo is used to treat head and pubic lice.
Lindane was only recently banned in the United States for treatment of barley, corn, oats, rye, sorghum and wheat seeds.
Results also indicated that some of the legacy pesticides detected in the samples--chlordane compounds, lindane, DDE, and dieldrin--came from local and regional sources, possibly from contaminated soils.
In addition to PCBs, IADN has traced combustion-related pollutants such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH), chlorinated pesticides like lindane, chlordane, DDT, and, more recently, brominated and chlorinated fire retardants.