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C0143 Sigma-Aldrich

Ethephon

≥96% (titration)

Synonym: 2-Chloroethylphosphonic acid, Ethephon

  • CAS Number 16672-87-0

  • Linear Formula ClCH2CH2P(O)(OH)2

  • Molecular Weight 144.49

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1751208

  •  EC Number 240-718-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00002142

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892237

  •  NACRES NA.25

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Properties

Related Categories Miscellaneous Plant Growth Regulators, Molecular Biology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Growth Regulators, Plant Tissue Culture More...
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥96% (titration)
mp   70-72 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Agriculture
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   OP(O)(=O)CCCl
InChI   1S/C2H6ClO3P/c3-1-2-7(4,5)6/h1-2H2,(H2,4,5,6)
InChI key   UDPGUMQDCGORJQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Ethephon (2-Chloroethylphosphonic acid), a widely used plant growth regulator that induces scenescence and fruiting may be used to study its properties as a plant growth regulator, phosphorylating agent and as a butyrylcholinesterase inhibitor. Ethephon may be used as a reference compound in procedures designed to detect ethephon in biological materials.

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

100, 500 mg in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
EUH071
RIDADR 
UN 2928 8(6.1) / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
SZ7100000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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