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The National Pediculosis Association, Inc. is a non profit, 501(c)(3) health
and education agency. We serve as a resource center and information clearing
house on issues related to human infestations of lice and scabies; encouraging
standardized control protocols and safer treatment choices. The NPA strives to
provide the most current and accurate information in order for parents and
health care professionals to make informed decisions in these matters.
Individuals in need of medical assistance should consult their pharmacist,
physician, or health care provider. The NPA does not endorse any particular lice
or scabies chemical treatment product.
The NPA's efforts are supported by an independent Scientific Advisory
Committee (SAC) whose expertise reflects the various disciplines associated with
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treatment chemicals for industry marketing and advertising. Any person's
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