2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin

CAS RN: 1746-01-6

Major Uses

For 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (USEPA/OPP Pesticide Code: 600000) there are 0 labels match. /SRP: Not registered for current use in the U.S., but approved pesticide uses may change periodically and so federal, state and local authorities must be consulted for currently approved uses./
Research chemical
Not used commercially in usa
TCDD has no known commercial applications, but it is used as a research chemical. It was tested, but never used commercially, as a flame proofing agent and as a pesticide against insects and wood-destroying fungi. TCDD occurred as a contaminant in chlorophenoxy herbicides, including 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T), that were widely used in the 1960s and 1970s to control weeds (including controlling weeds on pastureland and food crops) and as a defoliant during the Vietnam War.
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