2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Potassium Salt

2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Potassium Salt

Regular price $167.43 Sale
SKU# 42000008-1

Product Description

Auxin like growth regulator. It is a synthetic auxin and is a chlorophenoxy acetic acid herbicide used to defoliate broad-leafed plants. It was developed in the late 1940s and was widely used in the agricultural industry until being phased out, starting in the late 1970s due to toxicity concerns.


  • Purity: >95%
  • Density : 1.80 g/cm3
  • InChI : 1S/C8H5Cl3O3/c9-4-1-6(11)7(2-5(4)10)14-3-8(12)13/h1-2H,3H2,(H,12,13)
  • IUPAC_Name: (2,4,5-Trichlorophenoxy)acetic acid
  • Melting Point: 154-158ºC (lit.)
  • RTECS Number: AJ8400000

Technical Specifications

CAS#: 37785-57-2
Molecular Weight: 293.57
Molecular Formula: C8H4Cl3KO3
Appearance Form: Powder
Appearance Color: Off-white
Solubility: Soluble in water.
Storage Temperature: 2-8°C
Hazardous Shipping: Non-Hazardous

Technical Documentation