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Use category: Plant growth regulator

Content&formultion: 95%Tech,72%SL,50%SL

Port: ShangHai

Minimum Order Quantitiy: 1000KGS

Payment Terms: T/T, L/C

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  • Chemistry Identity
  • Technical sheet
  • Application
Structure Formula: 

Common Name: 
Ethephon (ANSI, Canada); Chorethephon (New Zealand) 
CAS No.: 16672-87-0 
CAS Name: (2-chloroethyl)phosphonic acid 
Molecular Formula: C2H6ClO3
Agrochemical Type: Plant growth regulator, ethylene generator 
Mode of Action: Plant growth regulator with systemic properties. Penetrates into the plant tissues, and is decomposed to ethylene, which affects the growth processes.

Specification for Ethephon 95% Tech
Appearance White to light brown wax solid
Content of a.i. ≥95%
1,2-dichloroethane ≤0.05%
Water ≤0.2%
pH 1.5~2.0
Specification for Ethephon 72% SL
Appearance Homogeneous liquid
Content of a.i. ≥40%
1,2-dichloroethane ≤0.02%
pH 1.5~3.0
Solution stability (as 5% aqueous solution) No color change;
Sediment maxium: trace;
Solid particles: pass throug 45μm sieve.
Stability at 0℃ The volume of solid and/or liquid which separates shall not be more than 0.3 ml.
        To promote pre-harvest ripening in apples, currants, blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, morello cherries, citrus fruit, figs, tomatoes, sugar beet and fodder beet seed crops, coffee, capsicums, etc.; to accelerate post-harvest ripening in bananas, mangoes, and citrus fruit; to facilitate harvesting by loosening of the fruit in currants, gooseberries, cherries, and apples; to increase flower bud development in young apple trees; to prevent lodging in cereals, maize, and flax; to induce flowering of Bromeliads; to stimulate lateral branching in azaleas, geraniums, and roses; to shorten the stem length in forced daffodils; to induce flowering and regulate ripening in pineapples; to accelerate boll opening in cotton; to modify sex expression in cucumbers and squash; to increase fruit setting and yield in cucumbers; to improve the sturdiness of onion seed crops; to hasten the yellowing of mature tobacco leaves; to stimulate latex flow in rubber trees, and resin flow in pine trees; to stimulate early uniform hull split in walnuts; etc. Max. application rate per season 2.18 kg/ha for cotton, 0.72 kg/ha for cereals, 1.44 kg/ha for fruit.