an commonly used insecticide of less toxicity than parathion.
A commonly used insecticide, Considered highly toxic, likely to leach into groundwater, and harmful to aquatic life in very low concentrations. One of its possible breakdown products is far more toxic than malathion itself (HSDB,1992; RTECS,1992).
Chemical common name for the insecticide Malathion.
a yellow insecticide used as a dust or spray to control garden pests and house flies and mites
(S-(1,2-dicarbethoxyethyl)-0,0-dimethyldithiophosphate), an insecticide.
A wide spectrum aliphatic organophosphate insecticide widely used for both domestic and commercial agricultural purposes.
Malathion is an organophosphate parasympathomimetic which binds irreversibly to cholinesterase. Malathion is an insecticide of relatively low human toxicity.