Agent Purple


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A herbicide used as a general defoliant for forest, brush, broad-leafed crops on an interim basis in exchange with Agent Orange, which was a 50:30:20 mixture of 2,4-D n-butyl ester, 2,4,5-T n-butyl ester and 2,4,5-T isobutyl ester
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Meanwhile, defoliants like Agent Orange and Agent Purple were tested on the lands adjoining CFB Gagetown in New Brunswick in the late 1950s through to the mid-1980s.
Of the chemicals used during that time, the best known is Agent Orange because of its role in the Vietnam War, but other chemicals were also sprayed including Agent Purple and Agent White.