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National Pediculosis Association®, Inc.



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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 pediculosis management.

Some past members of the SAC may now be promoting and/or endorsing lice treatment chemicals for industry marketing and advertising.  Any person's previous association with the NPA's SAC should in no way be construed to reflect any current association with the NPA.  NPA's Active SAC members do not promote or endorse any chemical treatment products.

The NPA is a non-profit organization and its' name is a registered trademark and should not be used to imply an NPA endorsement.  It is unlawful to use the NPA's name or trademarks in this fashion.

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The National Pediculosis Association, Inc.
A Non-Profit Organization
Serving The Public Since 1983.



Lindane Education And Research Network is a project of the National Pediculosis Association® (NPA)
The NPA, a non-profit tax exempt, 501(c)3, organization, receives no government or industry funding
and provides this website with proceeds from our educational resources and the LiceMeister® Comb.
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