The case is reported of a 10-year-old girl from the UK who received burns when a phenothrin-based head louse [Pediculus capitis
] lotion applied to her head ignited as the result of proximity to a fire. It is pointed out that all the new anti-louse lotions are inflammable due to their chemical...
Author(s) : Choudhary, S.
Journal article : Burns 1999 Vol.25 No.2 pp.184-185 ref.1