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noun - a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide
LINDANE - Lindane, also known as gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (-HCH), gammaxene, Gammallin and sometimes incorrectly called benzene hexachloride (BHC), is an or...
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Cut short relationship with Scandinavian killer|
|Dan's in a row concerning a powerful insecticide|
|Insecticide desperate man put down in row|
|Last Seen in these Crosswords & Puzzles|
|Feb 17 2014 The Telegraph - General Knowledge|
|Aug 1 2012 The Telegraph - Toughie|
|Mar 15 2007 The Times - Concise|
|Dec 7 2005 The Telegraph - Cryptic|
|Jan 26 2005 The Times - Cryptic|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|A white crystalline powder, C6H6Cl6, used chiefly as an agricultural pesticide but also used topically in the treatment of scabies and pediculosis.|
|a synthetic organochlorine insecticide, now generally restricted in use owing to its toxicity and persistence in the environment.|
|a white crystalline powder used as an agricultural insecticide|
|Lindane, also known as gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane (-HCH), gammaxene, Gammallin and sometimes incorrectly called benzene hexachloride (BHC), is an organochlorine chemical and an isomer of hexachlorocyclohexane that has been used both as an agricultural insecticide and as a pharmaceutical treatment for lice and scabies.Lindane is a neurotoxin that interferes with GABA neurotransmitter function by interacting with the GABAA receptor-chloride channel complex at the picrotoxin binding site. In humans, lindane affects the nervous system, liver, and kidneys, and may well be a carcinogen. Whether lindane is an endocrine disruptor is unclear.The World Health Organization classifies lindane as "moderately hazardous", and its international trade is restricted and regulated under the Rotterdam Convention on Prior Informed Consent. In 2009, the production and agricultural use of lindane was banned under the Stockholm Convention on persistent organic pollutants. A specific exemption to that ban all|