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Herbicide 2,4-D Fact Sheet
 

2,4-D

General Information

Health Effects

  • EPA Acute Toxicity Class: III - IV (slightly toxic to practically non-toxic)
  • Cancer: Yes (4)
  • Endocrine Disruption: Probable (5)
  • Reproductive Effects: Yes (6)
  • Neurotoxicity: Yes (7)
  • Kidney/ Liver Damage: Yes (7)
  • Sensitizer/ Irritant: Yes (4)
  • Birth/ Developmental Defects: Yes (4)

Environmental Effects

  • Detected in Groundwater: Yes (4)
  • Detected in Streams: Frequently (37)
  • Potential Leacher: Yes (7)
  • Toxic to Birds: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Fish/ Aquatic Organisms: Yes (8)
  • Toxic to Bees: Yes (4)
  • Toxic to Mammals: Not documented
  • Long-Range Transport: Not documented

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