2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid butyl ester

Synonyms: "2,4-D n-butyl ester", "butyl 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetate", "butyl (2,4-dichlorophenoxy)acetate", "lironox", "butyl ester 2,4-D"

Source: 2-phenylphenol is used as a disinfectant, bactericide and virucide. In agriculture, it is used in disinfecting fruits, vegetables and eggs. It is also used as a general surface disinfectant in hospitals, nursing homes, veterinary hospitals, poultry farms, dairy farms, commercial laundries, barbershops and food processing plants. It is also used to sterilize hospital and veterinary equipment.


IUPAC Name: butyl 2-(2,4-dichlorophenoxy)acetate
CAS Number: 94-80-4
PubChem ID: 7206
Canonical SMILES: CCCCOC(=O)COC1=C(C=C(C=C1)Cl)Cl

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C12H14Cl2O3
Molecular Weight: 277,144

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 0
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 17


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Toxicological Information

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Evidence Supporting This Chemical as an Endocrine Disruptor
TEDX List of Potential Endocrine Disruptors

Evangelista de Duffard AM, de Alderete MN, Duffard R. 1990. Changes in brain serotonin and 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid levels induced by 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic butyl ester. Toxicology 64(3):265-270.

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