Pesticide Factsheet: Malathion


Malathion is a pesticide that is widely used in agriculture, residential landscaping, and in public health pest control programs such as mosquito eradication. It is also used treat head lice and body lice. Acute exposure to extremely high levels of malathion can cause skin and eye irritation, cramps, nausea, diarrhea, excessive sweating, seizures and even death. Learn more about the health and environmental effects of this hazardous pesticide in this factsheet series by PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP).

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Title: Pesticide Factsheet: Malathion
Authors: PANAP
Tags: hazardous chemicals
hazardous pesticides
health
factsheet
pesticides
pesticide
highly hazardous pesticides
malathion
Date: 16-Jun-2014
Publisher: PANAP
URI: http://library.ipamglobal.org/jspui/handle/ipamlibrary/768
Category Type: Articles
Appears in Sub-Collections:Highly Hazardous Pesticides







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