2, 4-D Herbicide Information..

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Poisoning symptoms…

Countries that have banned, cancelled, or severely restricted the use of 2, 4-D

Those countries include Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Belize, and Kuwait. Reasons for the ban or severe restriction include: 2,4-D is assessed as a risk to cause groundwater pollution (Denmark), The final regulatory action was based on the possible negative health effects and negative environmental effects (high mobility) (NORWAY), Known Human Risks or Hazards: 2.4-D is moderate acute toxic and irritating to eyes, but these characteristics is comparable to the alternative preparations or active substances. In addition there are some studies indicating a risk of cancer in soft tissue and lymph, but the evidence isn't strong enough to label the product for risk of cancer (Norway), The withdrawal was due to concerns raised by toxicological and epidemiological reports on its adverse health effects (Sweeden), Action taken because of danger of damage by drift to other crops, livestock and environment (Belize), No remaining uses allowed. Environmental reasons. (Kuwait).

Talk about DDT, Aleve, & Viox.

phenoxy herbicides

Review of the Literature on Herbicides, Including Phenoxy Herbicides and Associated Dioxins

A report from BC Ministry of Forests
Sierra club Fact sheet and references
A research paper on 2,4-D
From BC Resources Inventory Committee Publications - Environmental monitoring in Range and Wildlife Habitat Management http://srmwww.gov.bc.ca/risc/pubs/teecolo/habitat/
Environmental Appeal Board decision regarding wildlife and pesticide
Canadian Food Inspection Agency