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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Picolinic acid, 3,6-dichloro-

RTECS #

TJ7550700

CAS #

1702-17-6

Updated

January 2010

Molecular Weight

192.00

Molecular Formula

C6H3Cl2NO2

Synonyms

2-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 3,6-dichloro- (9CI)
3,6-Dichloro-2-pyridinecarboxylic acid
3,6-Dichloropicolinic acid
Acide 3,6-dcp
Acide 3,6-dichloropicolinique (French)
Clopyralid
Dowco 290
Format
Kyselina 3,6-dichlorpikolinova (Czech)
Lontrel
Lontrel 3
Matrigon
Reclaim
XRM 3972

Reproductive Effects Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat 150 mg/kg (6-15D pregnant)Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Musculoskeletal systemFAATDF 4,91,1984
unreported route/mammal (species unspecified) 1500 mg/kg (multigenerations)Reproductive: Effects on newborn: Growth statistics (e.g., reduced weight gain)FEREAC 65,57953,2000

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 900 mg/kgDEVEAA 31,387,1977
oral/duck lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1465 mg/kgPEMNDP 9,182,1991
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): >5 gm/kgDEVEAA 31,387,1977
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4300 mg/kg85JFAN A433,1985
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): >2 gm/kgDEVEAA 31,387,1977

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/mouse lowest published toxic dose: 450000 mg/kg/90D- intermittentNutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gainFEREAC 67,60152,2002

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUTAEX 21,93,2006
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWFEREAC 74,15971,2009

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESActive registrationRBREV* -,360,1998

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
On EPA IRIS database
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