List of Toxic Chemicals Used in South Vietnam


Chemical

Active Ingredients

% age

Period of Use

Agent Pink
n-Butyl Ester 2,4,5,T

iso-Butyl Ester 2,4,5,-T
60%

40%
1962-1964
Agent Green
n-Butyl Ester 2,4,5-T
1962-1964

Agent Orange
I and II

n-Butyl Ester 2,4,-D


n-Butyl Ester 2,4,5-T

50%


50%

1965-1970
1961-1987 (IWD Nz)

Agent Purple
n-Butyl Ester 2,4-D

n-Butyl Ester 2,4,5-T

iso-Butyl Ester 2,4,5-T
50%

30%

200%
1962-1964
Agent White
(Tordon 101)
Tri-isopropanolamine salt 2,4-D

Tri-isopropanolamine salt of Picloran
1965-1971

Agent Blue
(Phytar 5606)

Sodium Cacodylate


Free Cacodylic acid

27.5%


4.8%

1962-70

Borate-Chlorate
Borate and chlorate salts of alkaline metals
Dalipon
2,2 Dichloroproponic acid
Dinoxol
Butoxy Ethanol Ester 2,4-D

Butoxy Ethanol Ester 2,4,5-T
200%

200%
Distillate Creosote
Diesoline
Creosote
5%
1966-1967
(by Australia)
Diuron
3-(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)-1

1-Dinethylurea
Gramoxone
(Paraquat)
Dinethyl

Dipyridyl
1967
(by Australia)
Hyvar
(Bromocil)
Butyl-methyluracil
Monuron
Chlorphenyl

Dimethylurea
PicloraN
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