Agent Name

2,4,5-T, n-Butyl ester

CAS Number

93-79-8

Formula

C12-H13-Cl3-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

2,4,5-T butyl ester; 2,4,5-T esters; 2,4,5-T-butyl; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic acid, butyl ester; Acetic acid, (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-, butyl ester; Arboricid; Brush-Rhap B-4T; Butyl 2,4,5-T; Butyl 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetate; Butylate 2,4,5-T; Crop Rider 6D Weed Killer; Crop Rider 6D-OS Weed Killer; Felco 2,4,5-T Brush Killer; Fence Rider 4T Brush Killer; Fence Rider 6T Brush Killer; Flomore; Kilex 3; Krzewotoks; Krzewotox; MFA 2,4,5-T Butyl Ester; Pink; Sure Death 2,4,5-T Conc #4; Tormona; Trioxone; U 46KW; U46KW; n-Butyl (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)acetate; n-Butylester kyselini 2,4,5-trichlorfenoxyoctove [Czech]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

Clear colorless liquid or white solid; mp 28-30 deg C; [CAMEO] White crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide for rice and other crops, industrial/commercial areas, lawns, turf, rangeland, and aquatic areas; [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] See "2,4,5-T."

Restricted

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

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Links to Other NLM Databases
Health Studies

Human Health Effects from Hazardous Substances Data Bank:

Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Processes

Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: