NOMENCLATURE Common name dicamba (BSI, E-ISO, (m) F-ISO, ANSI, WSSA); dianat* (former exception, USSR); MDBA (JMAF) IUPAC name 3,6-dichloro-o-anisic acid Chemical Abstracts name 3,6-dichloro-2-methoxybenzoic acid CAS RN [1918-00-9]; 5-hydroxy derivative [7600-50-2] EEC no. 217-635-6


Selective systemic herbicide, absorbed by the leaves and roots, with ready translocation throughout the plant via both the symplastic and apoplastic systems. Acts as an auxin-like growth regulator.


Control of annual and perennial broad-leaved weeds and brush species in cereals, maize, sorghum, sugar cane, asparagus, perennial seed grasses, turf, pastures, rangeland, and non-crop land. Used in combinations with many other herbicides. Dosage varies with specific use and ranges from 0.1 to 0.4 kg/ha for crop use, higher rates in pasture.

Production formulation

Dicamba 48%SL
Dicamba 70%WDG