Agent Name

Sodium dicamba

Alternative Name

Sodium 2-methoxy-3,6-dichlorobenzoate

CAS Number

1982-69-0

Formula

C8-H6-Cl2-O3.Na

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Sodium 2-methoxy-3,6-dichlorobenzoate; 2-Methoxy-3,6-dichlorobenzoic acid sodium salt; 3,6-Dichloro-2-methoxybenzoic acid, sodium salt; 3,6-Dichloro-o-anisic acid, sodium salt; Benzoic acid, 3,6-dichloro-2-methoxy-, sodium salt; Dicamba sodium salt; Dicamba-sodium; Sodium 3,6-dichloro-2-methoxybenzoate; Sodium dicamba; o-Anisic acid, 3,6-dichloro-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide for control of broadleaf weeds; [HSDB]

Comments

See "Dicamba."

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Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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