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May 1, 2001
Material Safety Data Sheet
Product Name: Gordon's Amine 400 2,4-D Weed Killer
MSDS No.: 814-2
Version No.: 013
EPA Registration No.: 2217-2
1. Basic Information:
1217 West 12th Street
City, State Zip: Kansas City, MO 64101-1407
Environmental, Health, & Safety Dept.
Information Telephone Number:
Emergency Telephone Number:
Chemical State: X Liquid
(ND = Not Disclosed)
Dimethylamine Salt of
2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)
3. Hazardous Identification:
Hazardous Identification Information:
The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) lists
chlorophenoxy herbicides in its Group 2B (limited evidence for
carcinogenicity in humans.) The US EPA has given the chlorophenoxy
herbicides 2,4-D, 2,4-DP, MCPP, and MCPA a Class D classification
(not classifiable as to human carcinogenicity.) More current 2,4-D
lifetime feeding studies in rats and mice did not show carcinogenic
effects and a recent World Health Organization (WHO) review of 2,4-D
toxicology has concluded that 2,4-D is not a carcinogen.
4. First Aid Measures:
Route(s) of Entry:
Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion.
Health Hazards (Acute and Chronic):
EYES: Corrosive. Causes eye damage.
SKIN: Moderately irritating to the skin; may be absorbed through the
INHALATION: Moderately irritating to the mucous membranes.
Inhalation of sprays may cause burning sensations in the respiratory
tract, resulting in coughing.
INGESTION: May irritate the gastrointestinal tract.
Signs and Symptoms:
Inhalation may cause burning in the chest