Description

Benzyl alcohol inhibits lice from closing their respiratory spiracles, allowing the vehicle to obstruct the spiracles and causing the lice to asphyxiate.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Benzyl alcohol
P Antiparasitic products, insecticides and repellents → P03 Ectoparasiticides, incl. scabicides, insecticides and repellents → P03A Ectoparasiticides, incl. scabicides → P03AX Other ectoparasiticides, incl. scabicides