Silvex; (+-)-2-(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)propanoic acid (9CI); (+-)-Fenoprop; (+-)-Silvex; 2,4,5-TCPPA; 2-(2,4,5-Trichloor-fenoxy)-propionzuur [Dutch]; 2-(2,4,5-Trichlor-phenoxy)-propionsaeure [German]; 2-(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)propionic acid; Acide 2-(2,4,5-trichloro-phenoxy) propionique [French]; Acido 2-(2,4,5-tricloro-fenossi)-propionico [Italian]; Amchem 2,4,5 TP; Amchem 2,4,5-TP; Aqua-vex; Color-set; Double strength; Fenoprop; Fenormone; Fruitone T; Herbicides, silvex; Kurosal G; Kwas 2,4,5-trojchlorofenoksypropionowy [Polish]; Kyselina 2-(2,4,5-trichlorfenoxy)propionova [Czech]; Miller Nu Set; Propon; Silvex [ANSI]; Silvi-Rhap; Sta-Fast; alpha-(2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)propionic acid; 2,4,5-TP acid; Propanoic acid, 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-; Propionic acid, 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)-; [ChemIDplus] 2,4,5-TP; [HSDB] UN2765
White solid; [HSDB] Faintly brown powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as industrial, commercial, and agricultural herbicide for rice, sugarcane, maize, orchards, pasture, rangeland, lawns, turf, and aquatic areas; [HSDB]
Ingestion of 1 mg/kg of the free acid by 8 humans caused no notable adverse effects; A skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; In high dose chronic animal studies, the only adverse effects observed were increase in relative kidney weights and histopathological changes in the liver; [HSDB] A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; May cause corneal injury and damage to liver and kidneys; [CAMEO] A skin irritant; [EPA OHM/TADS] Chlorophenoxy herbicides are possible human carcinogens; [IARC] See "2,4,5T."
Banned for most uses by the EPA in 1979 emergency action; All US registration cancelled in 1985; Banned for use in Italy in 1970; [HSDB]
9.97E-06 mm Hg
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Phenoxy pesticide, solid, toxic."
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: