Malathion: Updated Revised Human Health Risk Assessment for the Reregistration Eligibility Decision Document (RED).
Malathion is a non-systemic, wide spectrum organophosphorus (OP) insecticide. It is used in the agricultural production of a wide variety of food/feed crops to control insects such as aphids, leafhoppers, and Japanese beetles. Malathion is also used in the Cotton Boll Weevil Eradication Program, Fruit Fly (Medfly) Control Program, and mosquito-borne disease control. It is also available to the home gardener for outdoor residential uses which include vegetable gardens, home orchards and ornamentals.
|Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances|
|Office of Reregistration 2|
|Health Effects Division|
|Kinard, Sherrie L.|