2,4-D butoxyethyl ester

Agent Name
2,4-D butoxyethyl ester
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2,4-D butoxyethyl ester formula graphical representation
Butoxyethanol ester of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid; (2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)acetic acid butoxyethyl ester; 2,4-D 2-Butoxyethyl ester; 2,4-D butoxyethanol; 2,4-D butoxyethanol ester; 2,4-D esters; 2,4-D-(2-Butoxyethyl); 2,4-D-BEE; 2,4-D-butotyl; 2,4-DBEE; 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid 2-Butoxyethyl ester; 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid butoxyethanol ester; 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid ethylene glycol butyl ether ester; Acetic acid, (2,4-dichlorophenoxy)-, 2-butoxyethyl ester; Aqua-Kleen; Bladex-B; Brush killer 64; Butoxy-D 3; Butoxyethanol ester of (2,4-dichlorophenoxy)acetic acid; Butoxyethyl 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetate; Esteron 99 Concentrate; Lo-Estasol; Planotox; Silvaprop 1; Weed-Rhap LV-4D; Weedone 100 Emulsifiable; Weedone 638; Weedone LV 4; Weedone LV-6; [ChemIDplus]
Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy
Colorless to amber liquid; Insoluble in water (12 mg/L at 25 deg C); [HSDB] Clear liquid; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline] Dark amber liquid; [Reference #1]
Used as a herbicide; [HSDB]
A skin and eye irritant; May be absorbed through skin; [HSDB] The acid form (2,4-D) is used as representative of the salts and esters due to close similarities in relative toxicities; Not an eye irritant and a very minor skin irritant; [Reference #1] See "2,4D."
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Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
4.5E-06 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) = 4,600 mg/m3

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

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