Agent Name

Dichlofop-methyl

CAS Number

51338-27-3

Formula

C16-H14-Cl2-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(+-)-Diclofop-methyl; 2-(4-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)phenoxy)propanoic acid methyl ester; Dichlordiphenprop; Diclorfop methyl; Diclofop methyl ester; Diclofop-methyl; HOE 23408; HOE 23408 oh; HOE-023408; Hoegrass; Hoelon; Hoelon 3EC; Illoxan; Methyl 2-(4-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenoxy)propanoate; Methyl 2-(4-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)phenoxy)propionate; Methyl diclofop; Methyldiclofop; [ChemIDplus] UN2765

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Colorless odorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

A restricted use herbicide for wheat, barley, and golf courses; [Reference #1]

Comments

A skin and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] May cause skin sensitization; [eChemPortal: ESIS] May cause irritation; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] Chlorophenoxy herbicides are possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B); [IARC]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.5E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 8,300 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Phenoxy pesticide, solid, toxic."

Reference Link

eChemPortal: IUCLID Dataset: Dichlofop-methyl - 2000

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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