Lindane

A pesticide that causes adverse health effects in domestic water supplies and is toxic to freshwater fish and aquatic life.
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lindane

[n] - an agricultural insecticide
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lindane

Toxic. Readily absorbed through the skin. Known to cause convulsions and seizures. Animal carcinogenic. Found in head-lice treatments (shampoos).
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Lindane

An insecticide that has been researched as a health hazard including as a possible cause of breast cancer. This has not yet been proved. Lindane has been banned in some European countries but is still used in the UK for crop spraying and wood treatment.
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Lindane

Lindane: An organochlorine pesticide and nerve poison. Also a suspected carcinogen (cancer-causing agent). Although many countries have banned lindane, it is still used in the US for treating head lice and scabies. Also known as gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH). The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2003 announced stronger warnings and a me...
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lindane

<chemical> An organochlorine insecticide that has been used as a pediculicide and a scabicide. It has been shown to cause cancer. ... Pharmacological action: carcinogens, insecticide, organochlorine. ... Chemical name: Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-, (1alpha,2alpha,3beta,4alpha,5alpha,6beta)- ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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lindane

noun a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide
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lindane

(lin┬┤dān) the gamma isomer of benzene hexachloride, used as a topical treatment for lice and scabies.
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Lindane

trade name for an insecticide composed of the most toxic of the isomers of benzene hexachloride (q.v.).
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lindane

lindane: see insecticides.
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