Agent Name

1-Methylcyclopropene

CAS Number

3100-04-7

Formula

C4-H6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1-MCP; EthylBloc; MCP; SmartFresh; Cyclopropene, 1-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Gas; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in confined areas to extend the life and usefulness of fresh cut flowers, potted plants, and harvested fruits and vegetables; as a plant growth regulator; [HSDB]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; Harmful if absorbed through skin or inhaled. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. [Reference #1]

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