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2-4-D From 05, Still Good ?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by Stan MI, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. Stan MI

    Stan MI LawnSite Member
    from MI
    Messages: 101

    I have a partial 2-1/2 gal jug left from 2005. Is it still good or should I get fresh product ? 2-4-D W/Amine
     
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,494

    As long as it was out othe sun, and/or it didn't freeze. Granted, I've had 3 way freeze before, and it worked just fine.
     
  3. Eric D

    Eric D LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    I’ve had 2-4-D that froze and did not work. If you are doing a small area there isn’t much to loose other then some time. If a large area were involved I’d just get new and forget it.

    Best of luck,

    Eric D
     
  4. sildoc

    sildoc LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,925

    sun is your worse enemy. I never worried about freezing as we don't get below freezing often and keep all chemicals in the garage. I have used 3 year old 2-4d that a customer gave me on my garden before planting and it still worked ok but not like new. If it is your own turf go for it if you can spare the time.
     
  5. Stan MI

    Stan MI LawnSite Member
    from MI
    Messages: 101

    Thanks for all the help. I'll post on how it worked !!
     
  6. Stan MI

    Stan MI LawnSite Member
    from MI
    Messages: 101

    Just to follow up. Its been a couple of weeks now and it seems to be working pretty good. For product that is a least 2 years old and may have frozen I am surprised but it has worked well.
     

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