Mecoprop

Mecoprop, or methylchlorophenoxypropionic acid (MCPP), is a common general use herbicide found in many household weed killers and "weed-and-feed" type lawn fertilizers.wikipedia
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2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid

2,4-D2, 4-Ddichlorprop-p dimethylamine salt
It is often used in combination with other chemically related herbicides such as 2,4-D, dicamba, and MCPA.
2,4-D can be found in commercial lawn herbicide mixtures, which often contain other active ingredients including mecoprop and dicamba.

Enantiomer

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Mecoprop is a mixture of two stereoisomers, with the (R)--enantiomer ("Mecoprop-P", "Duplosan KV") possessing the herbicidal activity.
The herbicide mecoprop is a racemic mixture, with the (R)--enantiomer ("Mecoprop-P", "Duplosan KV") possessing the herbicidal activity.

MCPP

Chlorophenoxy herbicide

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Chlorophenoxy herbicides are a class of herbicide which includes: MCPA, 2,4-D, 2,4,5-T and mecoprop.

Bill Harris (geneticist)

This research programme was sponsored by the U.K. Biological Sciences and Biotechnology Research Council (BBSRC) for 7 years and focused on provision of antibody based reagents using herbicides such as atrazine, diuron, mecoprop and paraquat as prototypes.

Cresol

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Mecoprop, (RS)-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propanoic acid

Pesticide poisoning

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Urinary alkalinisation has been used in acute poisonings from chlorophenoxy herbicides (such as 2,4-D, MCPA, 2,4,5-T and mecoprop); however, evidence to support its use is poor.

Herbicide

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Mecoprop, or methylchlorophenoxypropionic acid (MCPP), is a common general use herbicide found in many household weed killers and "weed-and-feed" type lawn fertilizers.

Dicamba

It is often used in combination with other chemically related herbicides such as 2,4-D, dicamba, and MCPA.

MCPA

2-methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid
It is often used in combination with other chemically related herbicides such as 2,4-D, dicamba, and MCPA.

United States Environmental Protection Agency

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency has classified mecoprop as toxicity class III - slightly toxic.

Stereoisomerism

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Mecoprop is a mixture of two stereoisomers, with the (R)--enantiomer ("Mecoprop-P", "Duplosan KV") possessing the herbicidal activity.