Agent Name

Erbon

CAS Number

136-25-4

Formula

C11-H9-Cl5-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,2-Dichloropropanoic acid 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)ethyl ester; 2,2-Dichloropropionic acid, 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)ethyl ester; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyethyl-alpha,alpha-dichloropropionate; 2-(2,4,5-Trichlorfenoxy)ethylester kyseliny 2,2-dichlorpropionove [Czech]; 2-(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)ethyl 2,2-dichloropropionate; Baron; ERBN; Erbon [ANSI]; Ethanol, 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-, 2,2-dichloropropionate; Novege; Novon; Pentanate; Propanoic acid, 2,2-dichloro-, 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)ethyl ester; Propionic acid, 2,2-dichloro-, 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

White solid; Technical product: Dark brown solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as non-selective herbicide; Discontinued by Dow Chemical sometime before 1984; [HSDB]

Comments

A strong skin and eye irritant; [Hawley] A skin and eye irritant; Rapidly hydrolyzed in sheep to 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)ethanol and oxidized to 2,4,5-T; [HSDB] Chlorophenoxy herbicides are possibly carcinogenic to humans (Group 2B); [IARC] See "2,4,5-T."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.49E-6 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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