lindane

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lindane:

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

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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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'Reversal of the air-water gas exchange direction of hexachlorocyclohexanes in the Bering and Chukchi Seas', Environmental Science and Technology, 29:1081-1089, 1995.
Concentrations of hexachlorobenzene (HCB) fell by 40 to 50% between 1981 and 1991, but those of [alpha]- and [gamma]- hexachlorocyclohexanes (HCH) did not change.
Reversal of airwater gas exchange direction of hexachlorocyclohexanes in the Bering and Chukchi Seas: 1993 versus 1988.
The second looks more specifically at the presence of pesticides - hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH, lindane) and brominated flame retardants such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD).
- Substances currently covered only by the UN/ECE Protocol (those marked with an asterisk are those that the Commission proposes to be included in the Stockholm Convention, too): chlordecone*, hexabromobiphenyl*, hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH, including lindane)*, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH),
In practice, 32 substances are proposed as priority substances under the Framework Directive, divided into three groups:- 11 substances are proposed as "dangerous priority substances": brominated diphenylether, cadmium, chloroalcanes C10-13, hexachlorobenzene, hexachlorobutadiene, hexachlorocyclohexane; mercury, nonylphenols, poly-aromatic hydrocarbons(PAH) (pentachlorobenzene, tributytin compounds- 11 others as priority substances on appraisal: anthracene, atrazine, chlorpyrifos, di(2-ethylhexyl)phtalate (DEHP), endosulfan, lead, naphthalene, octylphenols, pentachlorophenol, trichlorobenzene, trifluralin.
Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), p,p'-DDE, gamma hexachlorocyclohexane ([gamma]-HCH), trans-nonachlor, and PCBs 138, 153, and 170 were the most frequently detected OCs in fat and liver.
Studies based on serum or brain measures of organochlorines have shown associations of some compounds (dieldrin, hexachlorocyclohexane) with PD (Richardson et al.
After its formal adoption by the Council and the European Parliament, the list will become Annex X of Directive 2000/60/EC creating a framework for a Community water policy.In practice, 32 substances are proposed as priority substances under the Framework Directive:- brominated diphenylether, cadmium, chloroalcanes C10-13, hexachlorobenzene, hexachlorobutadiene, hexachlorocyclohexane; mercury, nonylphenols, poly-aromatic hydrocarbons(PAH) (pentachlorobenzene, tributytin compounds- 1 others as priority substances on appraisal : anthracene, atrazine, chlorpyrifos, di(2-ethylhexyl)phtalate (DEHP), endosulfan, lead, naphthalene, octylphenols, pentachlorophenol, trichlorobenzene, trifluralin.
The subchronic oral toxicity of the [beta]-isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane in rats.
Smaller head circumference was also seen with increasing maternal concentrations of [beta]-HCH (hexachlorocyclohexane) ([beta] = 1.47 cm; 95% CI: -2.33, -0.61).
The subchronic oral toxicity of the beta-isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane in rats.