Agent Name

Dipotassium endothall

CAS Number

2164-07-0

Formula

C8-H8-O5.2K

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

7-Endothall, dipotassium salt; 7-Oxabicyclo(2.2.1)heptane-2,3-dicarboxylic acid, dipotassium salt; Endothal-dipotassium; Endothall dipotassium salt; [ChemIDplus] Aquathol; Aquathol K; [Merck Index]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Aqueous solution is amber; [Hawley] Colorless solid; [CAMEO] Light brown solid with sharp musky odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide and defoliant; [Merck Index] Used as an aquatic herbicide; [MSDSonline]

Comments

May cause strong skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritation; [Merck Index] A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [HSDB] A moderate skin irritant; A severe eye irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Endothall."

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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