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2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid is used as a supplement in plant cell culture media. It is a synthetic auxin, which finds application as a plant growth regulator. Further, it is used to increase latex output of old rubber trees.
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Njoku, V. O.; Islam, M. A.; Asif, M.; Hameed, B. H. Adsorption of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid by mesoporous activated carbon prepared from H3PO4-activated langsat empty fruit bunch. J. Environ. Manage. 2015, 154, 138-144.
Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H318-H317-H335
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes serious eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P262-P273-P280-P301+P310a-P305+P351+P338
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.