Nominated Substances: Malathion
Nomination Date: 09/24/1982
Nominator: Private Individual
Rationale: The nomination of malathion is based on public concern regarding human exposure from spraying in California's Med fruit fly eradication program. Animal test data would assist in evaluating the findings of an epidemiologic study of malathion to be conducted in California that will compare rates of spontaneous abortions in sprayed and nonsprayed counties.
Status: In Review/Pending