Agent Name

Triclopyr

CAS Number

55335-06-3

Formula

C7-H4-Cl3-N-O3

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

((3,5,6-Trichloro-2-pyridinyl)oxy)acetic acid; 3,5,6-Trichloro-2-pyridyloxyacetic acid; Confront; Dowco 233; Garlon; Garlon 2; Garlon 250; Grazon ET; Redeem; Release [Pesticide]; Triclopyr [ANSI]; Turflon; Acetic acid, ((3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyl)oxy)-; Acetic acid, (3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyloxy)-; Acetic acid, 2-((3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyl)oxy)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Colorless or white solid; [ICSC]

Sources/Uses

Used as herbicide to control woody plants and broad-leaved weeds in uncultivated land, industrial areas, coniferous forests, plantation crops, and rice fields; [HSDB] Used on rights-of-way, pastures, rangelands, forests, rice, and turf, including home lawns; [Reference #1]

Comments

May cause irritation; [ICSC] A skin and eye irritant; [HSDB] A skin and eye irritant; [MSDSonline]

Restricted

No current active registrations in the US for the free acid; [Reference #1]

Reference Link

EPA Pesticide Chemical Search

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.26E-6 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 256 ppm/4h

Reference Link

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA): Active Substances in Plant Protection Products

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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