Ethephon 480g/L SL High quality Plant Growth Regulator

Short description

Ethephon is the most widely used plant growth regulator. Ethephon is often used on wheat, coffee, tobacco, cotton, and rice in order to help the plant’s fruit reach maturity more quickly. Accelerates the preharvest ripening of fruits and vegetables.

  • CAS No.: 16672-87-0
  • Chemical name: 2-chloroethylphosphonic acid
  • Appearance: Colourless Liquid
  • Packing: 200L drum, 20L drum, 10L drum, 5L drum, 1L bottle etc.
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    Products Description

    Basic Information

    Common Name: Ethephon (ANSI, Canada); chorethephon (New Zealand)

    CAS No.: 16672-87-0

    CAS Name: 2-chloroethylphosphonicacid

    Synonyms: (2-chloroehtyl)phosphonicacid;(2-chloroethyl)-phosphonicaci;2-cepa;2-chloraethyl-phosphonsaeure;2-Chloroethylenephosphonic acid;2-Chloroethylphosphonicaicd;ethephon (ansi,canada);ETHEPHON(BULK

    Molecular Formula: C2H6ClO3P

    Agrochemical Type: Plant Growth Regulator

    Mode of Action: Plant growth regulator with systemic properties. Penetrates into the plant tissues, and is decomposed to ethylene, which affects the growth processes.

    Formulation: ethephon 720g/L SL, 480g/L SL




    Product name

    Ethephon 480g/L SL


    Colorless or red liquid





    Insoluble in water

    ≤ 0.5%

    1 2-dichloroethane



    200L drum, 20L drum, 10L drum, 5L drum, 1L bottle or according to client's requirement.

    Ethephon 480gL SL
    Ethephon 480gL SL 200L drum


    Ethephon is a plant growth regulator used 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

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