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Herbicides And Their Agents

The term ‘herbicide agent’ means a chemical in an herbicide used in support of the United States and allied military operations in the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962 and ending on May 7, 1975.” The following lists depict the chemical composition of each of the herbicide agents:

Pink: 60% n-butyl ester of 2,4,5-T

40% isobutyl ester of 2,4,5-T

Green: 100% n-butyl ester of 2,4,5-T

Pink-Green Mixture: 80% n-butyl ester of 2,4,5-T

20% isobutyl ester of 2,4,5-T

Purple: 50% n-butyl ester 2,4-D

30% n-butyl ester of 2,4,5-T

20% isobutyl ester of 2,4,5-T

Blue: 100% sodium salt of cacodylic acid

Orange: 50% n-butyl ester 2,4-D

50% isooctyl ester of 2,4,5-T

Orange II: 50% n-butyl ester of 2,4-D

50% isooctyl ester of 2,4,5-T

White: 80% triisopropanolamine salt of 2,4-D

20% triisopropanolamine salt of picloram

Herbicides and their agents