Another term for lindane.
- In contrast, alpha- and gamma-HCH are the most prevalent isomers in soil, water, and air samples.
- People are exposed to gamma-HCH when it was applied to the skin as a lotion or shampoo to control lice and scabies.
- The absorption of high doses of gamma-HCH is particularly toxic for the central nervous system and for the female and male reproduction apparatus in mammals where lindane is considered as an endocrine disruptor.
HCH from hexachlorocyclohexane.
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