National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 2,4-D (N20511)


Specific Substances: 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

Nomination Date: 01/31/2005

Nominator: Private Individual

Rationale: Concern about health-related effects of 2,4-D exposure from the use of lawn care products.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: Selected

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CASRN: 94-75-7

Agent Name: 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

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