Agent Name

2,3,6-Trichlorophenylacetic acid

Alternative Name

Chlorfenac

CAS Number

85-34-7

Formula

C8-H5-Cl3-O2

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Chlorfenac; 2,3,6-TCA; 2,3,6-Trichlorobenzeneacetic acid; 2,3,6-Trichlorophenyl acetic acid; 2,3,6-Trichlorphenylessigsaeure [German]; Acetic acid, (2,3,6-trichlorophenyl)-; Benzeneacetic acid, 2,3,6-trichloro-; Fenac; Fenae; Fenatrol; Kanepar; Kyselina 2,3,6-trichlorfenyloctova [Czech]; TCPA; Tri fene; Tri-fen; Trifene; [ChemIDplus] UN3077

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Colorless solid; [HSDB] White solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an herbicide; No longer contained in any registered pesticide products; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Chlorophenoxy compounds"; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "2,4,5-T."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

3.39E-5 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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