Agent Name

Dichlorprop-P

CAS Number

15165-67-0

Formula

C9-H8-Cl2-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(+)-2,4-DP; (+)-Dichlorprop; (R)-(+)-2-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)propionic acid; (R)-2-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid; (R)-Dichlorprop; Dichlorprop, D-; Dichlorprop, d-; Duplosan DP; Optica DP; Propionic acid, 2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-, (+)-; Propanoic acid, 2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-, (R)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

White solid with naphthalene odor; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used as a post-emergence herbicide against broadleaf weeds and brush in ornamental lawns, recreational turf, sod farms, roadsides, industrial sites, rights-of-way, and forests; [Reference #1]

Comments

Risk of serious damage to eyes; A 6-year study of workers handling phenoxy herbicides did not find any adverse effects; Workers had no abnormalities of hemoglobin, liver function tests, or kidney function tests; [Reference #2] See "Dichlorprop."

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

4.65E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) >2700 mg/m3

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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