hexachlorocyclohexane; see lindane.
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They show that ministers this week (Tues) ordered that aldrin, chlordane, dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, hexachlorobenzene, mirex, toxaphene, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), DDT, chlordecone, the sum of alpha, beta- and gamma-HCH, and hexabromobiphenyl be present in wastes at concentrations not exceeding 50 mg/kg.
Gamma-HCH (lindane) can remain in the air for as long as 17 weeks depending on moisture in the air and temperature.
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