Malathion Classified by WHO as Possibly Highly Carcinogenic to Humans

March 21, 2015 1:56 PM

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Malathion Classified by WHO as Possibly Highly Carcinogenic to Humans

Malathion is an insecticide that kills insects by preventing the nervous system from working properly. People and animals can be affected the same way as insects if they are exposed to enough malathion.

Glyphosate, along with malathion and diazinon issued the same classification, a key ingredient in the weed control product Roundup.

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