Agent Name

Sodium 2,4,5-trichlorophenolate

CAS Number

136-32-3

Formula

C6-H3-Cl3-O.Na

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2,4,5-Trichlorophenol sodium salt; 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol, sodium salt; Dowicide B; Phenol, 2,4,5-trichloro-, sodium salt; Preventol 1; Sodium 2,4,5-trichlorophenate; Sodium 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxide; Sodium salt of 2,4,5-trichlorophenol; Sodium, (2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorophenols

Description

Sesquihydrate: Beige to light brown solid; [HSDB] Light tan solid; [CAMEO] Crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fungicide and bactericide (adhesives, recirculating cooling water, foundry core wash, leather dressing and finishes, and metal working fluids); [HSDB] Used as a defoliant and herbicide; Use restricted in the U.S. due to generation of dioxin as a byproduct of synthesis; [CAMEO]

Comments

May cause irritation and swelling to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] Chlorinated phenols are very effective uncouplers of oxidative phosphorylation; [HSDB] See "CHLOROPHENOLS."

Adverse Effects
Nephrotoxin

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Other Poison

Uncoupler

Dermatotoxin

Chloracne

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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