lindane


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a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide

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Head Lice are not nice, but using lindane is insane.
Positive relationships between depression and cumulative days of use were evident, though nonmonotonic, in each case group for the fumigants ethylene dibromide and methyl bromide, the fungicide captan, and the organochlorine insecticide lindane.
70 [micro]g/kg fresh weight for endosulfan, [SIGMA]DDT, lindane and [SIGMA]drins, respectively [4].
Kwell[R] should be used with extreme caution--neurotoxic reactions, carcinogenicity in lab animals and blood disorders have been reported as d result of using lindane shampoos.
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.
Pesticide Use and Thyroid Disease among Women in the Agricultural Health Study," published in the American Journal of Epidemiology in 2002, found that Iowa and North Carolina women married to men using such pesticides as aldrin, DDT and lindane were at much higher risk of developing thyroid disease than women in non-agricultural areas.
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.
Lindane (gamma isomer of 1, 2, 3, 4,5,6-) is an insecticide registered for commercial use.
Chemicals like chlordane and lindane were for years sprayed into the substructures of millions of homes.
Mathur [17] studied that In India, even though its agricultural use is being phased out, the annual production of Lindane in 1996-1997 was 40 MT with a forecast of 50 MT in 1997-1998.
Lindane is contraindicated in pregnancy and in children younger than 2 years.
Negotiators agreed to eliminate the use of lindane, already banned in at least 52 countries, as an agricultural pesticide.
One of the newly proscribed chemicals is a pesticide called Lindane.