Agent Name

2,3,6-Trichlorobenzoic acid

Alternative Name

2,3,6-TBA

CAS Number

50-31-7

Formula

C7-H3-Cl3-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,3,6-TBA; 2,3,6-TBA(the herbicide); 2,3,6-TCB; 2,3,6-TCBA; 2,3,6-Trichlorbenzoesaeure [German]; Acide trichlorobenzoique [French]; Benzabar; Benzac-1281; Benzak [Czech]; Fen-all; HC 1281; Kyselina 2,3,6-trichlorbenzoova [Czech]; T-2; TCBA; Tribac; Trichlorobenzoic acid; Trisben [Czech]; Trysben; Benzoic acid, 2,3,6-trichloro-; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

Colorless, odorless fine crystalline powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in herbicide formulations; [HSDB]

Comments

Effects in animal experiments include enzyme inhibition/induction; [RTECS] In a subchronic feeding study of rats, hepatic degenerative changes were seen microscopically; [HSDB] May cause irritation; Targets the liver; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

Cancelled--active ingredient no longer contained in any registered products; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00055 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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