Agent Name

2,4-D-methyl ester

Alternative Name

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid methyl ester

CAS Number

1928-38-7

Formula

C9-H8-Cl2-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid methyl ester; 2,4-D esters; 2,4-D-methyl; Methyl (2,4-dichlorophenoxy)acetate; Methyl 2,4-D ester; 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, methyl ester; Acetic acid, (2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-, methyl ester; Methyl 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used only for analytical reference; [EPA OHM/TADS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Toxic by ingestion; Targets the nerves and heart; [Aldrich MSDS] See "2,4-D."

Restricted

Not found in any pesticide products registered in the US; [NPRIS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.0023 mm Hg

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