ethephon

Chinese: 乙烯利French: éthéphonRussian: этефон


Status: ANSI
PIN: (2-chloroethyl)phosphonic acid
IUPAC: 2-chloroethylphosphonic acid
CAS: (P)-(2-chloroethyl)phosphonic acid
Reg. No.: 16672-87-0
Formula: C2H6ClO3P
Activity: plant growth regulators (defoliants; ethylene releasers)
Notes: There is no ISO common name for this substance; the name “ethephon” is approved by the American National Standards Institute, and is also aproved in China (乙烯利).
The name “chlorethephon” is used in New Zealand.
Structure: Structural formula of ethephon
Pronunciation: ěth-a-fǒn  Guide to British pronunciation
InChIKey: UDPGUMQDCGORJQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI: InChI=1S/C2H6ClO3P/c3-1-2-7(4,5)6/h1-2H2,(H2,4,5,6)

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