ATSDR - Toxic Substances - S,S,S-Tributyl Phosphorotrithioate
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S,S,S-Tributyl Phosphorotrithioate

CAS ID #: 78-48-8

Affected Organ Systems: None

Cancer Classification: None

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Chemical Classification: None

Summary: Tribufos is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a skunk-like odor; it is used only as a defoliant (a chemical that removes leaves) for cotton plants. Removing the leaves keeps certain pests that may be found on the leaves from damaging the cotton before it is picked.

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