Agent Name

Gibberellic acid

CAS Number

77-06-5

Formula

C19-H22-O6

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

(1alpha,2beta,4aalpha,4bbeta,10beta)-2,4a,7-Trihydroxy-1-methyl-8-methylenegibb-3-ene-1,10-dicarboxylic acid 1,4a-lactone; (3S,3aR,4S,4aS,7S,9aR,9bR,12S)-7,12-Dihydroxy-3-methyl-6-methylene-2-oxoperhydro-4a,7-methano-9b,3-propenoazuleno(1,2-b)furan-4-carboxylic acid; (3S,3aS,4S,4aS,6S,8aS,8bS,11S)-6,11-Dihydroxy-3-methyl-12-methylene-2-oxo-4a,6-ethano-3,8b-prop-1-enoperhydroindeno(1,2-b)furan-4-carboxylic acid; (3S,3aS,4S,4aS,7S,9aR,9bR,12S)-7,12-Dihydroxy-3-methyl-6-methylene-2-oxoperhydro-4a,7-methano-9b,3-propeno(1,2-b)furan-4-carboxylic acid; 2,4a,7-Trihydroxy-1-methyl-8-methylenegibb-3-ene-1,10-dicarboxylic acid 1,4a-lactone; 2beta,4aalpha,7-Trihydroxy-1beta-methyl-8-methylene-4aalpha,4bbeta-gibb-3-ene-1alpha,10beta-dicarboxylic acid 1,4a-lactone; 2beta,4alpha,7-Trihydroxy-1-methyl-8-methylene-4aalpha,4bbeta-gibb-3-ene-1alpha,10beta-dicarboxylic acid 1,4a-lactone; 2beta,4alpha,7-Trihydroxy-1-methylene-4aalpha,4bbeta-gibb-3-ene-1alpha,10beta-dicarboxylic acid 1,4a-lactone; Acide gibberellique [ISO-French]; Activol; Activol GA; Berelex; Brellin; Cekugib; GA; GA3; Gib-Sol; Gib-Tabs; Gibb-3-ene-1,10-dicarboxylic acid, 2,4a,7-trihydroxy-1-methyl-8-methylene-, 1,4a-lactone; Gibberellic acid GA3; Gibberellin; Gibberellin A3; Gibberellin X; Gibberellins; Gibberellins A4A7; Gibefol; Gibrescol; Gibreskol; Grocel; Pgr-iv; Pro-Gibb; Pro-Gibb Plus; Regulex; Ryzup; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Growth Regulators

Description

White odorless solid; [HSDB] White or light yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

A metabolite of Gibberella fujikuroi that promotes plant growth; [Merck Index] Used as plant growth regulator to improve various qualities of many fruits and vegetables and to improve enzymatic characteristics of barley malting; [HSDB] Naturally occurring plant hormone used to increase fruit and crop yields; [Reference #1]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline]

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Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.06E-13 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 >5,900 mg/m3

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