Chemical Summary for Lindane from www.PesticideInfo.org

Toxicity of Lindane

Toxicity Summary by Category
PAN Bad Actor Acute Toxicity Carcinogen Cholinesterase Inhibitor Water Contaminant Developmental or Reproductive Toxin Endocrine Disruptor
No
Suspected

Identification and Use of Lindane

Chemical Class and Use Type
Chemical Class Organochlorine
Use Type Drug, Insecticide, Rodenticide
Other Names for this Chemical
-Hexachlorocyclohexane (under Lindane and Other Hexachlorocyclohexane; (1alpha,2alpha,3beta,4alpha,5alpha,6beta)-1,2,3,4,5,6-Hexachlorocyclohexane; 00359 (CA DPR Chem Code Text ); 009001 [US EPA PC Code, Text ]; 050 (PDP Code); 359 (CA DPR Chem Code) ); 58-89-9 (CAS number); 58899; 58899 (CAS number without hyphens); 9001 [US EPA PC Code, Numeric ]; Benhexachlor; BHC, gamma isomer; Exagama; Forlin; Gallouama; Gamaphex; Gamma isomer of benzene hexachloride from lindane; Gamma-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane; gamma-BHC; Gamma-BHC from lindane; Gamma-HCH; Gamma-HCH , Lindane; gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane; gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane(HCH or Lindane); Gammex; Hexachlorocyclohexane (gamma isomer); Hexachlorocyclohexane, gamma-; Inexit; Isotox; Lindafor; Lindagam; Lindagrain; Lindagranox; Lindalo; Lindamul; Lindan; Lindane; Lindane ( Gamma isomer of benzene hexachloride ) (99% pure gamma isomer required); Lindane (BHC gamma); Lindane (gamma - HCH); lindane (gamma-bhc); Lindane (gamma-HCH); Lindane and other hexachlorocyclohexane isomers; Lindane [Cyclohexane, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachloro-,(1.alpha.,2.alpha.,3.beta.,4.alpha.,5.alpha.,6.beta.)-]; Lindano; Lindapoudre; Lindaterra; Novigan; OMS 17; Silvanol

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