UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans | Pesticide Action Network
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UPDATE 1-WHO unit finds 2,4-D herbicide 'possibly' causes cancer in humans

A widely used farm chemical that is a key ingredient in a new herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences "possibly" causes cancer in humans, a World Health Organization research unit has determined.

The classification of the weed killer, 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid, known as 2,4-D, was made by the WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).

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