benzene hexachloride


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benzene hexachloride

n. Abbr. BHC
Lindane. No longer in technical use.

benzene hexachloride

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for hexachlorocyclohexane
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In every anecdote of death or human harm by DDT that Carson related, the Chemical had been dissolved in some other, highly toxic, substance, such as fuel oil, petroleum distillate, benzene hexachloride, or methylated naphthalenes.
Other prescription creams to treat head lice include gamma benzene hexachloride (Lindane), malathion (Ovide), and crotamiton (Eurax).
Subject to the investigation are five types of organic-chlorine insecticide -- aldrin, dieldrin and endline, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) and benzene hexachloride (BHC).