2,4-D-dimethylammonium is selective phenoxy herbicide and plant growth regulator. Data related specifically to the dimethylammonium variant is limited but a fuller dataset is available as 2,4-D.
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.
Ecotoxicity Moderate alert: Fish chronic ecotoxicity: Moderate
Human health Low alert
Warning: Significant data are missing
A translocated phenoxy herbicide for use in cereals, grass and amenity use.
Example pests controlled
Broad-leaved weeds, Evasive weeds in aquatic situations
Turf grass & pastures; Non-cropping situations; Amenity sites; Almonds; Orchards; Cereals including barley, wheat and oats; Lucerne
Efficacy & activity
Introduction & key dates
UK regulatory status
UK COPR regulatory status
Date COPR inclusion expires
UK LERAP status
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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