Agent Name

1-Triacontanol

Alternative Name

Myricyl alcohol

CAS Number

593-50-0

Formula

C30-H62-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Myricyl alcohol; Melissyl alcohol; Triacontanol-1; Triacontyl alcohol; n-Triacontanol; [ChemIDplus] 1-Hydroxytriacontane; [Merck Index]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Slightly beige powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

The palmitate is found in plant waxes and beeswax; Used as a plant growth regulator; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Restricted

Formerly registered in the US for use as a plant growth regulator; [NPIRS]

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