Malathion

CAS RN: 121-75-5

Major Uses

For malathion (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 057701) ACTIVE products with label matches. /SRP: Registered for use in the U.S. but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./
Insecticide for non agricultural uses-eg, aquatic uses, livestock, poultry, home & garden uses, lawns, turf & ornamentals, commercial, household & industrial uses, cotton, vegetables, & citrus, other field crops-eg, corn & sorghum, deciduous fruits/nuts & wheat, storage bins & transportation equipment acaricide.
... Malathion has been employed in aerial spraying of relatively populous areas for control of citrus orchard-destructive Mediterranean fruit flies and mosquitoes.
It is used widely in agriculture for various food and feed crops, homeowner outdoor uses, ornamental nursery stock, building perimeters, pastures and rangeland, and regional pest eradication programs.
... stored grain pests.
Insecticide
Malathion is used for the topical treatment of pediculosis capitis (head lice infestation). The drug also has been used for the topical treatment of pediculosis pubis (pubic lice infestation), pediculosis corporis (body lice infestation), and scabies (mite infestation).
Medication
Medication (vet)
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