C8H5Cl3O3, a widely used herbicide and defoliant against broad-leaved plants (weeds). It is contaminated with the carcinogen dioxin during manufacture. It was one of the components of Agent Orange.
SYN: SEE: 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid
SEE: Agent Orange
CAS# 93-76-5

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