Crotamiton is an anti-infective substance with action against scabies. It is highly volatile. Little data is available regarding its environmental fate or ecotoxicity. It has a moderate mammalian oral toxicity.
The following alerts are based on the data in the tables below. An absence of an alert does not imply the substance has no implications for human health, biodiversity or the environment but just that we do not have the data to form a judgement.
Human health Moderate alert: Mammals acute toxicity: Moderate
Warning: Significant data are missing
A scabicidal and antipruritic agent available as a cream or lotion for topical use only
Considered obsolete but may be available in some countries
Introduction & key dates
Examples of species treated
Isomeric. The technical material is a mix of the cis- and trans-forms
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