Pharmaceutical Ban Proves Seamless to Californians
August 2008
Mark Miller, M.D., MPH and director of UCSF’s Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) and assistant clinical professor of pediatrics, says, “Lindane is toxic to the neurological system. In fact, seizures have been reported even when lindane is used as directed. We are especially concerned that the fetus or young children may be more severely impacted because the brain development process can be disrupted as a result of exposure to these types of harmful chemicals.”