National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Butyl(2,4-dichlorophenoxy) acetate - 10830-A

 

CASRN: 94-80-4

Formula: C12-H14-Cl2-O3

Synonyms/Common Names

  • (2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)acetic acid, butyl ester

Known Uses

Herbicide for pasture, agricultural use, aquatic use. Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (005405)  Completed 
    • Citation: Mortelmans, K., Haworth, S., Speck, W., and Zeiger, E. Mutagenicity testing of Agent Orange components and related chemicals Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology Vol. 75 (1984) 137-146
    •  Negative 
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