Agent Name

2-(3-Chlorophenoxy)propionic acid

CAS Number

101-10-0

Formula

C9-H9-Cl-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2-(3-Chlorophenoxy)propanoic acid; 2-(m-Chlorophenoxy)propionic acid; 3CP; 3CPA; Amchem 3-CP; Cloprop; Cloprop [ISO:PROP]; Fruitone CPA; Metachlorphenprop; Propanoic acid, 2-(3-chlorophenoxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a plant growth regulator, fruit thinner, and to increase the size of pineapples; No longer registered with the EPA for use in the US, cancelled; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye irritant; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "2,4-D."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000228 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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