Toxicologic studies in a fatal overdose of 2,4-D, mecoprop, and dicamba.

@article{Fraser1984ToxicologicSI,
  title={Toxicologic studies in a fatal overdose of 2,4-D, mecoprop, and dicamba.},
  author={Albert D. Fraser and A F Isner and Raphael A Perry},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  year={1984},
  volume={29 4},
  pages={1237-41}
}
A suicidal poisoning committed by a 61-year-old woman, who ingested an unknown quantity of Killex, containing in aqueous solution 100 g/L of (2,4-dichlorophenox)acetic acid (2,4-D), 50 g/L of mecoprop, and 9 g/L of dicamba as amine salts is described. Quantitation of chlorophenoxy acids was performed by extraction from an acidified mixture and concentration before high performance liquid chromatography analysis. All three herbicides were separated in a phosphate buffer/acetonitrile mixture at… CONTINUE READING