2,4-Dinitro-6-tert-butylphenol; 2-(1,1-Dimethylethyl)-4,6-dinitrophenol; 2-tert-Butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol; 2-tert-Butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol [ISO]; Dinoterbe [ISO-French]; DNTBP; Herbogil; Phenol, 2-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4,6-dinitro-; Phenol, 2-tert-butyl-4,6-dinitro-; Phenol, o-t-butyl-4,6-dinitro-; Phenol, o-tert-butyl-4,6-dinitro-; Stirpan forte; [ChemIDplus] UN2779
Yellow solid with an odor of phenol; [HSDB]
Used as contact herbicide for post-emergence control of annual weeds in cereals, lucerne, and maize, and pre-emergence weed control in beans and peas; Also used as rodenticide; [HSDB]
Toxicology similar to that of Dinoseb and Dinitro-o-cresol; [HSDB] An eye irritant; Can be absorbed through skin; [MSDSonline] See "Dinitro-o-cresol "
Banned in the EU for use as pesticide for plant protection and other pesticides including biocides; [eChemPortal: ESIS] All registrations suspended by EPA in 1986; [HSDB]
1.1E-06 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Substituted nitrophenol pesticide, solid, toxic."
MetHgb is secondary toxic effect
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: