ChEBI: An aromatic ether that is 2-hydroxypropanoic acid in which the hydroxy group at position 2 has been converted to its 2,4-dichlorophenyl ether.
Yellowish to colorless solid. Soluble in organic solvents. Used as an herbicide.
Dichlorprop is an organic acid. Neutralizes bases in exothermic reactions.
Crystallise 2,4-DP from MeOH. It is a plant growth substance, a herbicide and is TOXIC. The R(+)-and S(-)-enantiomers have m 124o (from *C6H6) and  D ±35.2o (c 1, Me2CO). [Beilstein 6 H 189, 6 III 708, 6 IV 922-923.]