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]
Sesquihydrate: Beige to light brown solid; [HSDB] Light tan solid; [CAMEO] Crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]
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]
May cause irritation and swelling to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] Chlorinated phenols are very effective uncouplers of oxidative phosphorylation; [HSDB] See "CHLOROPHENOLS."
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: