One of the most widely used translocated phenoxy herbicides for use in cereals and grass, available in a wide range of combinations with other herbicides. For etiology, clinical features, lesions, treatment and investigations, see Phenoxy acids .


Toxicity
Oral doses in mg/kg or concentrations in mg/l:

For the phenoxy acid and its sodium salt:
LD50 rats 375-400
  mice 647
  guinea pigs 469
  chickens 547
  dogs 100-800
LD pigs 500
    100 for 3 days
    50 for 10 days
  hens 380-765
TD pigs 100
  calves 200
LC50 (96 h) fish 358


For the butyl glycol ester:
LD50 rats 570-805
TD cattle 250 for 3 days
  sheep 250 for 2 days


For the amine salts:
TD cattle 250 for 10 days
  sheep 250 for 10 days
    500 for 7 days
LC50 (96 h) fish >200

Note: in dogs: