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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Successful Lindane-Free Control of Head Lice and Scabies

Title:
Successful Lindane-Free Control of Head Lice and Scabies

Abstract:
This document provides two case studies of successful lindane-free treatment of lice and scabies. Lindane (gamma hexachlorocyclohexane) is a persistent bioaccumulative toxin (PBT) that is banned in many countries around the world. (PDF Format; Length: 1 page)

URL:
http://www.informinc.org/lincase.pdf

Source:
INFORM, Inc.

Resource Type:
Case study/success story

Date of Publication:
September 2003

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