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What does HCCH stand for?

HCCH stands for Hexachlorocyclohexane

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Serum and fat samples were analyzed for three chemical classes of lipophilic persistent pollutants: a) OCPs thexachlorobenzene (HCB), hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) and its isomers y-HCH and 13-HCH, oxychlordane, cis- and trans-nonachlor, cis- and trans-chlordane, and p,p'-dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (p,p'-DDT) and its metabolites p,p'-dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) and o,p'-DDT]; b) polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) congeners 47, 99, 100, 153, 154, and 209; and c) PCB congeners 18, 28, 44, 49, 52, 66, 74, 87, 99, 101, 114, 118, 128, 138, 146, 149, 151, 153, 156, 157, 167, 170, 172, 177, 178, 180, 183, 187, 189, 194, 195, 196, 201, 206, and 209.
The chemicals added are chlordecone (pesticide), hexabromobiphenyl (flame retardant), alpha hexachlorocyclohexane and beta hexachlorocyclohexane (by-products of lindane production), lindane (insecticide), tetrabromodiphenyl ether and pentabromodiphenyl ether (flame retardants), hexabromodiphenyl ether and heptabromodiphenyl ether (flame retardants), perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), its salts and perfluorooctane sulfonyl fluoride (PFOSF) (stain repellants and fire fighting foams) and pentachlorobenzene (unintentional production during combustion and industrial processes).
Lindane and other hexachlorocyclohexane isomers are reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens based on sufficient evidence of carcinogenicity in experimental animals (IARC 1979, 1982, 1987, NCI 1977).
The herbicide list included aldrin, cis-chlordane, trans-chlordane, oxychlordane, p,p'-DDD (4,4'-DDD), p,p'-DDE, (4,4'-DDE), o,p'-DDT (2,4'-DDT), p,p'-DDT (4,4'-DDT), dieldrin, endrin, heptachlor, heptachlor epoxide isomer B, hexachlorobenzene, hexachlorocyclo-hexane (BHC) [alpha]-isomer, hexachlorocyclohexane (BHC) [beta]-isomer, hexachlorocyclohexane (BHC) [gamma]-isomer (lindane), hexachlorocyclohexane (BHC) [sigma]-isomer, methyl pentachlorophenyl sulphide (MPCPS), pentachloroani-line and pentachloronitrobenzene (quintozene).