Chinese: 林丹French: gamma-HCH (n.m.)Russian: гамма-ГХЦГ

Status: ISO 1750 (published)
IUPAC PIN: (1R,2S,3r,4R,5S,6r)-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane
IUPAC name: 1α,2α,3β,4α,5α,6β-hexachlorocyclohexane
CAS name: (1α,2α,3β,4α,5α,6β)-1,2,3,4,5,6-hexachlorocyclohexane
CAS Reg. No.: 58-89-9
Formula: C6H6Cl6
Activity: acaricides (organochlorine)
insecticides (organochlorine)
Notes: The common names “gamma-BHC” and “lindane” were also formerly approved by ISO for this substance, but were withdrawn in 2020.
The ISO common name for mixed isomers of hexachlorocyclohexane is HCH [608-73-1].
Structure: Structural formula of gamma-HCH
Pronunciation: gǎm-a āch sē āch  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C6H6Cl6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9/h1-6H/t1-,2-,3-,4+,5+,6+

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names