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Definition of «Herbicide chemical 2,4-DCP»

Herbicide chemical 2,4-DCP: A poisonous chemical used to produce a herbicide.

2,4-DCP (short for 2,4-dichlorophenol) is employed in the manufacture of the herbicide 2,4-D (which is short for 2,4-dichloropheoxyacetic acid).

2,4-DCP is so highly toxic that even a small amount on the skin can be lethal. Five chemical-plant workers died from 2,4-DCP exposure in the US from 1980 -98. There is no known antidote to 2,4-DCP poisoning.

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