EPA Fact Sheets on Mosquito Control

The US EPA has released five new consumer fact sheets about mosquito control insecticides. Topics covered include mosquito prevention techniques, the risks and benefits of pesticides used in mosquito control, and EPA's role in supporting state and local mosquito control programs.

The mosquito control fact sheets are:

  • Questions and Answers: Pesticides and Mosquito Control
  • For Your Information: Larvicides for Mosquito Control
  • For Your Information: Synthetic Pyrethroids for Mosquito Control
  • For Your Information: Naled for Mosquito Control
  • For Your Information: Malathion for Mosquito Control

All documents are now available on EPA's web site .

This article originally appeared in the June 16, 2000 issue, p. 73.


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