What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Malathion Lotion to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Possibly Safe:

If you are NURSING

  • Precaution: INSUFF DATA AVAIL;MALATHION IN ACETONE IS ABSORBED THRU SKIN

If you are an adult over 60

Giving Malathion Lotion to a child under 12

  • Contraindication: Risk of toxicity from increased systemic absorption. Manufacturer contraindicates.
  • management or monitoring precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in pediatric studies for children less than 6 years.

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