Active Ingredient: Malathion
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Risk Characterization Documents (RCDs) estimate the nature and likelihood of adverse health effects in humans who may be exposed to pesticides.

  • February 1993 – Dietary Exposure Assessment (PDF)
  • October 1987 – Exposure Assessment Document (PDF)
  • July 1987 – Risk Characterization Document (PDF)

Other Documents

  • October 2016 – Use Information and Air Monitoring Recommendation for the Organophosphate Pesticide Active Ingredients Chlorpyrifos, Diazinon, and Malathion: Seasonal Ambient Air Monitoring Studies in Kern County, Fresno and Tulare Counties, and Imperial County (PDF)
  • February 2016 – Ambient Monitoring Report (PDF)
  • April 2004 – Forensic Review and Sampling of PPE/Respiratory Protective Equipment Associated with Priority Investigation 3-RIV-04 (PDF)
  • June 2003 – Human Subjects Protocol No. HS-03-021 (Influence of Moisture on the Transferability of Malathion Applied on Strawberries) (PDF)
  • March 2003 – Report of Ambient Air Monitoring for Pesticides in Lompoc, California
  • August 2002 – Rice Pesticides Monitoring Data, Final Update (PDF)
  • June 2002 – Rice Pesticides Program Monitoring Data, First Update (PDF)
  • November 2001 – Hand Residue Sampling Methods Validation: Project 9901 (PDF)
  • February 1999 – Final Report for the 1998 Malathion Air Monitoring (PDF)
  • 1998 – Hazard Assessment of the Insecticide Malathion to Aquatic Life in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River System (PDF)
  • December 1997 – Environmental Monitoring Results of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication Program, Ventura County, 1994-95
  • 1996 – Use of Spot Urine Sample Results in Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Modeling of Absorbed Malathion Doses in Humans (Published in Biomarkers for Agrochemicals and Toxic Substances) (PDF)
  • September 1996 – Environmental Monitoring Results of the Mediterranean Fruit Fly Eradication Program, Riverside Count 1994
  • June 1996 – Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic (PB-PK) Modeling for Dermal Absorptions of Pesticides (Malathion) in Man (PDF)
  • August 1995 – Removal of Malathion Residues from Lettuce for Medfly Eradication Projects
  • April 1995 – Validation of a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PB-PK) Model Used to Simulate Absorbed Malathion Doses in Humans (PDF)
  • November 1994 – Estimating Malathion Doses in California's Medfly Eradication Campaign Using a Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic Model (ACS Advances in Chemistry Series 241) (PDF)
  • April 1991 – Situational Chemical Exposure Studies Provide Human Metabolism and Urine Clearance Data for Chlorpyrifos, Dimethoate, and Malathion (PDF)
  • March 1991 – Environmental Monitoring of Malathion Aerial Applications Used to Eradicate Mediterranean Fruit Flies in Southern California, 1990 (PDF)
  • May 1989 – Worker Exposure to Malathion, Sulfur, and Nuisance Dust During Date Harvest (PDF)
  • April 1982 – A Characterization of Sequential Aerial Malathion Applications in the Santa Clara Valley of California, 1981 (PDF)
  • September 1976 – Human Health and Safety Problems Occurring in California During 1975 Involving Employed Persons Using Malathion (PDF)

For content questions, contact:

Ann Schaffner
Worker Health and Safety Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 445-4222
E-mail: Ann.Schaffner@cdpr.ca.gov

Kara James
Pesticide Registration Branch
1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4015
Sacramento, CA 95812-4015
Phone: (916) 324-3523
E-mail: Kara.James@cdpr.ca.gov