Help Ban Lindane Now!

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9 November 2005

[PDF] Who Profits from Lindane?

Author: Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)

Lindane has been targeted for a ban by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) since 1977, but has somehow managed to stay on the market. Meanwhile more than 50 countries have banned this dangerous chemical. What are the forces behind the survival of this old and dangerous pesticide in the U.S.? The Corporate Players: Crompton... Bayer CropScience... Gustafson [part of Bayer CropScience]... Inquinosa...

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26 October 2005

Help Ban Lindane Now!

Author: Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA)

Lindane is an old, dangerous pesticide -- it sticks around in people's bodies and builds up in the environment. Children are often exposed to lindane through its use in lice shampoo, and are particularly vulnerable to the health problems it can cause, such as brain and nervous system damage, hormone disruption and cancer.

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