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Lindane And Pentachlorophenol

Volume 163: debated on Monday 4 December 1989

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To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if any new scientific or medical evidence is under consideration by the Advisory Committee on Pesticides on the link between the development of aplastic anaemia and Lindane and Pentachlorophenol.

The Health and Safety Executive is evaluating available data on aplastic anaemia and Lindane. The matter is expected to come before the Advisory Committee on Pesticides in 1990–91.