Lindane is an insecticide, also known as gamma-Hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) and benzene hexachloride (BHC). It has an LD50 of 88 mg/kg, is suspected of being a carcinogen and is banned in the U.S. state of California and in 52 countries.

GoldBamboo

... LINDANE (Kildane®, Kwell®, Scabene®) is a treatment for scabies (a skin infestation) of the trunk and extremities. Scabies mites burrow under the skin and cause intense itching. Lindane kills the parasites and their eggs, but it does not prevent infestations. You will be given a Medication Guide to read every time you or a family member get lindane lotion. Always read this guide as there may be new information. Make sure you know how to properly use the lotion. Lindane is a poison if it is not used properly. Ask your prescriber, health care professional or pharmacist to explain any information you do not understand. Generic lindane lotion is available. ...
Drug Digest - more...

Chemical structure of lindane. Lindane is an insecticide, also known a ...
Wikipedia - [full article]

Resources