National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Nomination Summary for 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (N85304)

2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

Specific Substances: 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

Nomination Date: 12/10/1984

Nominator: NIEHS

Rationale: High production volume indicating large potential for human exposure. Published literature not adequate for evaluation of carcinogenicity. Concern as to toxicity from use to eradicate illegal cultivation of marijuana.

NTP Principles: not specified

Status: No Testing

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CASRN: 94-75-7

Agent Name: 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

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