Lindane is the active ingredient in some products used to treat head lice and scabies. Health professional organizations throughout Michigan have supported action to phase out pharmaceutical use of lindane in Michigan. HB 4524 would allow the use of lindane in pharmaceutical products in Michigan only under the supervision of a physician in his or her office.
Read our factsheets to learn more:
- Protect Children from Pharmaceutical Lindane
- Lindane in the Great Lakes
- Alternative treatments for headlice and scabies
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