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Action

Herbicide

Use

Broadleaf weeds such as chickweed, cleaver, and speedwell in wheat, barley, oats, and grassland.

Formulation

Aqueous solution (amine), emulsifiable concentrate (ester).

Identification

Common Names

Mecoprop-P (ISO, BSI, WSSA, CSA); Mécoprop-P (ISO-F); MCPP-P

CAS Code

16484-77-8

Other Code Number

EINECS 240-539-0

Chemistry

Compositions

(R)-2-(4-chloro-o-tolyloxy)propionic acid (IUPAC); (2R)-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propanoic acid (CAS)

Properties

Solid, slightly yellow. Melting point 83°-88°C; bulk density ca. 500-700 g/l. Non-corrosive. Solubility: at 20°C: >100g/100g in acetone, ethanol.

Molecular Formula

C10H11ClO3

Environmental Guidelines

Hazard

Fish: LC50 150-222 mg/l (trout). Bird: LD50 500-1000 mg/kg (quail). Bee: Nontoxic

Water Solubility

Tech 1.16 g/l at 20°C

Safety Guidelines

Signal Word

WARNING

Toxicity Class

II

Toxicity

Tech (Rat): Oral LD50 1050 mg/kg. Dermal LD50 >4000 mg/kg

Handling/Storage Caution

Do not eat, drink while using. Avoid skin contact. Keep out of reach of children

Spill Control/Cleanup

Liquid spillage should be dammed-off and pumped into containers; soak up remainder with absorbent material and dispose of in accordance with local regulations. Solid spillage should be picked up with an industrial vacuum cleaner and disposed of in accordance with local regulations

Product/Waste Disposal

Dispose of by special means (suitable incineration, etc.) in accordance with local regulations

Protective Clothing

Long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Protective eyewear.

Emergency Guidelines

First Aid

Get medical aid. Eyes, Skin: flush with plenty of water. Ingestion: do NOT induce vomiting unless advised by a physician, treat symptomatically.