Our expert says:
To my knowledge this, although a standard treatment, is not available as a commercial product anymore in SA. It can still be made by some compounding pharmacies, but is may be easier to purchase an existing lice product from pharmacies. As a result of its toxicity, not many shampoos containing insecticides for the treatment of head lice are still available. The last time I looked Para Plus Spray - a combination of insecticides of which one is Malathion - was still availble.
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