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Malathion is the pesticide in the prescription Ovide used to treat head lice

 

Malathion Information Sheet
Read the manufacturer's "fine print" before you consider using this pesticide on your family.
2017

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study.

"Over the past four years, government scientists have compiled an official record running more than 10,000 pages indicating the three pesticides under review - chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion - pose a risk to nearly every endangered species they studied. Regulators at the three federal agencies, which share responsibilities for enforcing the Endangered Species Act, are close to issuing findings expected to result in new limits on how and where the highly toxic pesticides can be used." - The Associated Press

2016

Malathion - A carcinogen? New data have become available, and these have been taken into consideration in the present evaluation.

2013

What prompts people to test insecticide malathion on children? In this case children 6-24 months of age?

2011

The Food and Drug Administration WARNS the makers of OVIDE® (malathion)

FDA WARNING LETTER to TARO regarding malathion product OVIDE®

2009

Clinical trial on children terminated because of lack of enrollment.

2007

Pollutants Contaminate The Blood Of Federal Politicians

2006

NRDC says no to malathion in head lice shampoos

Malathion Testing for Infants. A VERY BAD IDEA

2005

Malathion Resistance in the Human Head Louse

National Resources Defense Council Comments

Malathion Poisoning Clinical Resources

2001

NRDC Comments

Toxic Profile for Malathion as published by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry