An herbicide and defoliant containing 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T and trace quantities of dioxin. Agent Orange was utilized as a defoliant in Vietnam War. Agent Orange is a carcinogen and teratogen (cause disease and delivery flaws).
powerful defoliant employed by U.S. military within the Vietnam War, attested from 1971, said to have-been used from 1961; so-called from shade strip quietly of the container, which distinguished it from Agent Blue, Agent White, etc., other herbicides utilized by the U.S. military. Banned from April 1970.
a herbicide found in the Vietnam War to defoliate forest areas