2,4-D is a chlorophenoxy herbicide that is also sometimes used as a plant growth regulator. It is used in a wide variety of products in the United States. It controls broadleaf weeds by affecting the growth of the plants' vascular tissue. 2,4-D has a number of chemical forms, including esters and salts. The different chemical forms of 2,4-D affect organisms in different ways.
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- What is 2,4-D?
- What are some products that contain 2,4-D?
- How does 2,4-D work?
- How might I be exposed to 2,4-D
- What are some signs and symptoms from a brief exposure to 2,4-D?
- What happens to 2,4-D when it enter the body?
- Is 2,4-D likely to contribute to the development of cancer?
- Has anyone studied non-cancer effects from long-term exposure to 2,4-D?
- Are children more sensitive to 2,4-D than adults?
- What happens to 2,4-D in the environment?
- Can 2,4-D affect birds, fish, and other wildlife?
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Last updated October 10, 2012