Lindane Lotion, USP 1% is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide
effective against Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies). Each gram
of Lindane Lotion, USP 1%, for topical
administration, contains lindane
10 mg as the active ingredient.
In addition, each gram
contains the following inactive ingredients: 2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol;
Carrageenan, NF; Cetyl Alcohol, NF; Fragrance; Glyceryl Monostearate,
NF; Methylparaben, NF; Propylene Glycol, USP; Propylparaben, NF;
Purified Water, USP; Stearic Acid, NE and Trolamine, NF.
Lindane, which is the highly purified gamma
isomer of 1,2,3,4,5,6,
hexachlorocyclohexane has the following empirical
formula: C6H6Cl6 with a molecular
weight: M.W. 290.83.