2-diethylaminoethyl hexanoate is a plant growth regulator. It is not expected to be environmentally persistent. Little information is available on its toxicity to biodiversity. 2-diethylaminoethyl hexanoate has a low oral mammalian toxicity.
The following alerts are based on the data in the tables below. An absence of an alert does not imply the substance has no implications for human health, biodiversity or the environment but just that we do not have the data to form a judgement.
Human health Low alert
Warning: Significant data are missing
A plant growth regulator and germicide that can increase crop yiedls and resistance to infections.
Example pests controlled
Fruit including strawberry; Field crops including vegetables such as pakchoi, spinach; Rice; Ornamentals; Turfgrass
Efficacy & activity
Introduction & key dates
UK regulatory status
UK COPR regulatory status
Date COPR inclusion expires
UK LERAP status
No UK approval for use
EC Regulation 1107/2009 (repealing 91/414)
EC Regulation 1107/2009 status
Date EC 1107/2009 inclusion expires
EU Candidate for substitution (CfS)
Listed in EU database
Approved for use (✓) under EC 1107/2009 in the following EU Member States
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