Agent Name

Mepiquat chloride

CAS Number

24307-26-4

Formula

C7-H16-N.Cl

Major Category

Pesticides

Synonyms

1,1-Dimethylpiperidinium chloride; BAS 08301W; BAS 08305 W; BAS 08306 W; BAS 08307 W; BAS 083W; BAS-083; BAS-08300W; BAS85559X; CDP; N,N-Dimethyl-piperidinium chloride; PIX; Pix Ultra; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Growth Regulators

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Colorless hygroscopic solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as plant growth regulator; [Merck Index] Used exclusively on cotton to inhibit synthesis of gibberellic acid, a plant hormone; [Reference #1]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful if swallowed; [MSDSonline]

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Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 4,890 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

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