dalapon


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dalapon

a chlorinated acid used as a herbicide; experimentally high doses cause abortions and weak lambs; nontoxic at normal concentrations.
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An unrelated chemical contaminant noted in 2001 and 2002 was Dalapon, an herbicide used for agricultural weed control off the site.
These include: anion discs for the analysis of the chlorinated herbicide Dalapon and haloacetic acids; a disc with carbon designed for SPE of highly polar compounds (such as N-nitrosodimethylamine) and volatile compounds (e.
The use of dalapon and 2,4-D for maintaining summer-fallow land in weed free condition.
A 2,2 dichloropropionic acid (2,2DCPA) or Dalapon have been widely used as herbicides (Ashton and Crafts, 1981).
6 -- Cyanide -- 200 2,4-D (dichlorophenoxyacetic acid) 30 70 Dalapon -- 200 2,4-DB (dichlorofenoxybutyric acid) 90 -- DDT (dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane) 1 -- and metabolites Dibromochloromethane 100 -- 1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP) 1 0.