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: 171-173ºC
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.