Forchlorfenuron (KT-30, CPPU)
Common name: Forchlorfenuron
Other name: KT-30, CPPU
CAS NO.: 68157-60-8
Chemical family: Plant growth regulator
Molecular weight: 247.68
Molecular Formula: C12H10ClN3O
Melting point: 171-173º C
Description: White crystal powder, difficulty dissolve in water, dissolve in organic solvent easily, such as ethanol, methanol and acetone etc. It's stable in heat, acid or alkali.
Specification: 98% TC, 99% TC.
Toxicology: Acute oral LD50: Male rats 2787mg/kg, female rats 1568mg/kg
Male mice 2218 mg/kg, female mice 2783 mg/kg,
Acute dermal LD50 for rabbits>2000mg/kg
Slightly irritating to skin and irritating to eyes.
Inhalation LC50 (4h) for rats: No mortality in saturated atmosphere.
NOEL 7.5mg/kg b. W. Daily.
Forchlorfenuron is as a plant growth regulator widely used in agriculture, horticulture and fruits to increase size of fruits, e. G. Kiwi fruit and table grape, to promote cell division, to improve the quality of fruits and to increase yields.
|Crop||Time applied||concentration||Method applied||Effects|
|Peach||30 day after Fruit blossom||20ppm||Spray on fruit||Increases fruit size improves color and quality|
|Grape||14-18 days prior full blosson||1-5ppm plus 100ppm GA3||Soak fruit||Improves efficacy of GA3|
|Apples||Growth stage||50ppm||Spray on buds||Promotes branch budding|
|Potato||70days after planting||100ppm||Spray on plant||Increases yield|
|Kiwifruit||20-30days after blossom||5-10ppm||Soak fruit||Increases fruit size|