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Herbicide Products

2 , 4 - D Sodium Salt 80% W.P.

Unique Features

1. A selective, systemic, hormone, weed killer taken up by plant through leaves, roots and more through the vascular system of plants.

2. It has been found effective as pre-emergent weedicide.

3. A rain free period of 6-10 hours from application are adequate for full absorption of the chemical.

4. 2,4-D Sodium Salt is quite effective for aquatic herbs without causing any harm to fishes in general when used in proper dose.

5. Rain, sub-surface water flow, soil capillary etc. always help residual pesticides to find way to water resource but 2,4-D Sodium Salt is much safer in this respect.

6. On unit acreage, use 2,4-D Sodium Salt would be much cheaper than that of any other herbicides.

7. 2,4-D Sodium Salt is used as raw material for Esters and Amine.

8. It is also an established plant growth regulator besides being a powerful (but safe) systemic herbicidal agent.

Chemical & Physical Characteristics

Common Name

2,4-D (BSI, WSSA)

Chemical Name

Monohydrate Sodium Salt of 2,4-Dicholorophenoxy Acetic Acid (I.U.P.A.C)

Brand Name

Weedclean

Molecular Formula

C8H5O3Cl2Na.H2O

Molecular Weight

261.04

Physical Appearance

Off-white to light pinkish coloured powder having slight phenolic odour.

Acid Content (Calculated as 2,4-D Dichlorophenoxy Acetic Acid)

80% Min

Melting Point of Extractable acid

136°C to 140°C

Loss on drying

Max 8% at 105°C

Water insoluble matter in mass/max

0.5% Max.

Free Phenol

0.3% Max.

Solubility

5gm/100 cc of water at 25°C

Density

1.565 at 30°C

Stability

Stable upto 50oC for at least 2 years

Corrosiveness

The acid is moderately corrosive to metals

Uses

‘Weedclean’ i.e., 2,4-D Sodium Salt 80% WP is used mainly as a post-emergent herbicides for control of broad leaved weeds in cereals, sugarcane, tea, wheat, rice, pastures, barley, turf, non-crop areas, sorghum, oats etc.

 

Mode Of Supply

500gms box/pouch/can & 25kg HDPE woven Bags.