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Scientific Backgrounders

The backgrounders below are concise, technical documents reporting on regulatory decisions and scientific findings.

For more in-depth information, the full text of the regulatory reviews are available here, our Expert Interview videos can be found here, and an extensive data review written by the 2,4-D Research Task Force can be read here. For a broader overview, our synopses and press releases are also made available in our Multimedia Newsroom.


Toxicology of 2,4-D


Summary of Regulatory and Expert Reviews of 2,4-D


EPA Response to NRDC Petition to Revoke Tolerances and Cancel Registrations of 2,4-D Herbicide

Epidemiology of 2,4-D Herbicide

2,4-D and The Environment

What is 2,4-D: An in-depth understanding

The Myth of Cancer in Dogs

Update on Australian reregistration process
NAFTA Settlement with Quebec
EPA Concludes Weight of Evidence Assessment for Endocrine Disruption Screening Program
EPA Reregistration Eligibility Decision
Environmental Toxicology of 2,4-D