Agent Name

2,4,5-T, isooctyl ester

CAS Number

25168-15-4

Formula

C16-H21-Cl3-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)acetic acid isooctyl ester; 2,4,5-T esters; 2,4,5-T-(Iso-octyl); 2,4,5-T-isoctyl; AAnetos L; Acetic acid, (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-, isooctyl ester; Isooctyl 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetate; ORGA-T; U 46T; Acetic acid, 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy-, isooctyl ester; Isooctyl (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)acetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Chlorophenoxy

Description

White solid or brown to dark brown liquid; [CAMEO] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide for food crops, sugarcane, rangeland, and industrial 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]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

VP = 18 mm Hg at 212 deg C; [HSDB] VP = 14.8 mm Hg at 18 deg C; [CAMEO]

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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