Agent Name

2,4,5-T butoxyethanol ester

CAS Number

2545-59-7

Formula

C14-H17-Cl3-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)acetic acid 2-butoxyethyl ester; 2,4,5-T butoxyethanol ester; 2,4,5-T butoxyethylester; 2,4,5-T esters; 2,4,5-T-(2-butoxyethyl); 2,4,5-T-butotyl; Acetic acid, (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-, 2-butoxyethyl ester; Bladex H; Brush-Rhap Oxy-4T; Butoxyethyl 2,4,5-T; Butoxyethyl 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetate; Clover Killer; Dinoxol; Dinoxol 64; Dinoxol Super-6; Hormoslyr 500T; Trinoxol; Weedone 2,4,5-T Special Air Spray Formula; Weedone Brush Killer 32; Weedone Brush Killer 64; Weedone Brush Killer 977; Weedone Brush Killer 977 Concentrate; Weedone Industrial Brush Killer; 2-Butoxyethyl 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetate; Ethanol, 2-butoxy-, (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)acetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Clear viscous liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide; [HSDB]

Comments

2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid esters: Solids; Mild eye irritants that may cause transient corneal injury; [CAMEO] A skin and eye irritant; Chlorophenoxy compounds have a plasma half-life of about 1 day and do not accumulate in mammals; [HSDB] Chlorophenoxy herbicides are possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B); [IARC] See "2,4,5-T."

Restricted

Cancelled--no longer registered as a pesticide for use in the US; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.5E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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