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What does BHC stand for?

BHC stands for Benzene Hexachloride

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5 mg, Valsartan 40mg, Betamethasone, Salicylic acid 30 gm 10 gm, Calamine Powder, Clotrimazole Cream, Desonide lotion, Formaldehyde, Gama Benzene Hexachloride, Cetrimide in alcoholic soln, etc.
After some research at the library, she found an EPA pesticide fact sheet, which defined Lindane as an isomer of benzene hexachloride.
Lindane, known technically by synonyms such as gamma benzene hexachloride and gamma-hexachlorocyclohexane, has been in use for about 50 years.
Data gathered during an in-depth investigation and study conducted under EPA oversight by private parties (potentially responsible for the contamination) between 1984 and 1987 indicated the presence of benzene hexachloride (a pesticide-associated chemical), lead and chromium in area groundwater and benzene hexachloride, dieldrin, chlordane, and toxaphene (all pesticide chemicals) in on-site soils.