GMU EVPP 201 CH 9

GMU EVPP 201 CH 9 - Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and...

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Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act FIFRA - (1947) Amended – especially 1996 (Food Quality Protection Act – 1996 ) – Infants/Children - amends decisions FIFRA Registration and Labeling Law - >20k registered Goal –To prohibit the introduction of compounds as pesticides that pose an unreasonable risk of adverse effects on human health or the environment Balance benefits and risks of overt toxins
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Approaches 1) Premarket Registration – to assure that Pesticide is Safe, Effective, Claims Warranted 2) Industry Proves – safety and effectiveness based on Data – Chemical, Toxicological 3) EPA sets Food Tolerances (Non-Zero) Growing, Processing, Purchase (along with Food and Drug Admin.)
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http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/label /
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Pesticide Toxicology Chlorinated Hydrocarbons Organophosphates Carbamates Health Ottawa - video http://search.isp.netscape.com/nsisp/img.jsp?img=http%3A%2F %2Fwww.flora.org%2Fhealthyottawa %2F1.jpg&query=picture+pesticide+poisoning+patient&page=2&filter=&sit e=&h=214&siteUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flora.org%2Fhealthyottawa %2Fdoctor-section.htm&thumbUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fimages- partners.google.com%2Fimages%3Fq%3Dtbn%3AghZecXyJVvj3FM %3Awww.flora.org%2Fhealthyottawa%2F1.jpg
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Organochlorines Organochlorines
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Head Lice
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Lindane Shampoo, USP, 1% RX Only WARNINGS: Lindane Shampoo should only be used in patients who cannot tolerate or have failed first-line treatment with safer medications for the treatment of lice. (See INDICATIONS AND USAGE.) Neurologic Toxicity Seizures and deaths have been reported following Lindane Shampoo use with repeat or prolonged application, but also in rare cases following a single application according to directions. Lindane Shampoo should be used with caution in infants, children, the elderly , and individuals with other skin conditions, and those who weigh < 110 lbs (50 kg) as they may be at risk of serious neurotoxicity . Contraindications Lindane Shampoo is contraindicated in premature infants and individuals with known uncontrolled seizure disorders. DESCRIPTION Lindane Shampoo USP, 1%, is an ectoparasiticide and ovicide effective against Pediculosis humanis capitis (head lice), Pthirus pubis (crab lice), and their ova.
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course EVPP 201 taught by Professor Jonas,r during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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GMU EVPP 201 CH 9 - Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and...

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