Agent Name

Clopyralid

CAS Number

1702-17-6

Formula

C6-H3-Cl2-N-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Pyridine carboxylic acid, 3,6-dichloro-; 3,6-Dichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid; 3,6-Dichloropicolinic acid; Acide 3,6-dichloropicolinique [French]; Acide dichloro-3,6 picolinique [French]; Benzalox; Campaign; Cirtoxin; Cliophar; Clopyralide; Crusader S; Cyronal; Dowco 290; Format; Huiloralid; IWD 3523; Kyselina 3,6-dichlorpikolinova [Czech]; Loncid; Lontrel; Lontrel 100; Lontrel 3; Lontrel 300; Lontrel L; Lontrel SF 100; Matrigon; Reclaim; Shield; Stinger; Transline; Versatill; XRM 3972; Picolinic acid, 3,6-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

White odorless solid; [Merck Index] Colorless or white odorless solid; [ICSC] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as post-emergence herbicide for control of annual and perennial broad-leaved weeds in beets, maize, onions, strawberries, flax, and grassland; [HSDB] Used as a herbicide and food additive; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [ICSC] A severe eye irritant; [HSDB] Corrosive to eyes; [eChemPortal: ESIS] An irritant; May cause serious damage to eyes; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

EFSA: Clopyralid - 2005

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.2E-5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 >1000 mg/m3

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products

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