Agent Name

Dicamba dimethylamine

CAS Number

2300-66-5

Formula

C8-H6-Cl2-O3.C2-H7-N

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-Methoxy-3,6-dichlorobenzoic acid dimethylamine salt; 3,6-Dichloro-2-methoxybenzoic acid compd. with N-methylmethanamine (1:1); Banex; Banvel; Banvel 200; Banvel 4S; Banvel D; Dianate; Dicamba amine; Dicamba dimethylamine salt; Dicamba-dimethylammonium; Dimethylamine salt of dicamba; Dimethylamine, 3,6-dichloro-o-anisate; Dimethylammonium 2-methoxy-3,6-dichlorobenzoate; Dimethylammonium 3,6-dichloro-2-methoxybenzoate; Dimethylammonium 3,6-dichloro-o-anisate; Methanamine, N-methyl-, 3,6-dichloro-2-methoxybenzoate; o-Anisic acid, 3,6-dichloro-, compd. with dimethylamine (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Colorless to white solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Registered for use as a herbicide on right-of-ways, crops (asparagus, barley, corn, oats, millet, rye, sorghum, soybeans, sugarcane, and wheat), turf, pasture, and rangeland; There are 434 dicamba products; [Reference #1]

Comments

A severe eye irritant that can cause corrosive type injuries; [MSDSonline] see "Dicamba."

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >5,300 mg/m3;

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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