Case series of 2,4-D poisoning in Tikur Anbessa Teaching Hospital.

Ethiopian medical journal (2010-11-16)
Aklilu Azazh
ABSTRACT

2,4-D (2, 4 dichlophenoxy acetic acid) poisoning is a rare phenomenon, but it is appearing more frequently as agrochemical usage of these agents is increasing in Ethiopia. Here the clinical features and outcomes of three cases due to 2, 4-D poisoning are described and discussion is made with literature review.

MATERIALS
Product Number
Brand
Product Description

Supelco
2,4-D, certified reference material, TraceCERT®
Supelco
2,4-D, PESTANAL®, analytical standard
Supelco
2,4-D, PESTANAL®, analytical standard
Supelco
2,4-D solution, certified reference material, 5000 μg/mL in acetonitrile
Sigma-Aldrich
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, ≥95%, crystalline
Sigma-Aldrich
2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, 97%