Agent Name

Triclopyr-butotyl

Alternative Name

Triclopyr BEE

CAS Number

64700-56-7

Formula

C13-H16-Cl3-N-O4

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

Triclopyr BEE; ((3,5,6-Trichloro-2-pyridinyl)oxy)acetic acid 2-butoxyethyl ester; (3,5,6-Trichloro-2-pyridinyl)oxyacetic acid, butoxyethyl ester; Garlon 4; Garlon 4E; M 4021; 2-Butoxyethyl ((3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-yl)oxy)acetate; Acetic acid, ((3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyl)oxy)-, 2-butoxyethyl ester; Butoxyethyl triclopyr; [ChemIDplus] Garlon; Pathfinder; Remedy; Turflon; [Merck Index]

Category

Herbicides, Other

Description

Brown oily liquid; [ICSC] Liquid; Formulated as emulsifiable concentrate, liquid, granular, and formulation intermediate; [Reference #1]

Sources/Uses

Used as systemic herbicide for control of broad-leaved weeds and woody plants in rice, range and pastureland, rights-of-way, forestry, and turf (including residential lawns and gardens); [Reference #1]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [ICSC] Hepatotoxic and skin sensitizer in animal studies; The free acid, triethylamine salt, and butoxyethyl ester are considered bioequivalent except for acute toxicity; [Reference #1] Causes changes in kidney weight and normocytic anemia in 90-day intermittent oral study of rats; [RTECS] See "Triclopyr."

Reference Link

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.92E-7 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 4,800 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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