ClassificationPlant Growth Regulator
CAS No. 3100-04-7
Product: 1-MCP; 1-Methylcyclopropene
1-MCP preservative is the idealest inhibitor for ethylene; It is
wildly used as fresh-keeping agent in agriculture industry by
growers, packers, and shippers to maintain the quality of fruits
and vegetables by preventing or delaying the natural ripening
1. Reduce respiration, delay ripening and senescence.
2. Keep the original flavor for longer time.
3. Prolong the storage and shelflife.
4. Increase disease resistance, decrease evaporation, lighten the
decay causing by physiological disease and microorganism.
Purity ‰¥ 3.3%, White powder; Included by alpha cyclodextrin
1. High-tech product 2. Patent product 3. Wide application 4.
5. Significant freshness keeping effects 6. Non-toxic and
Application for example:
Fruits: Banana, apple, pear, apricot, peach, persimmon, Hami melon,
plum, nectarine, Kiwi, cherry, red bayberry, gourd is a fruit,
dates, avocados, grapes, mangoes, papayas, passion fruit,
strawberry, pineapple, guava and so on
Vegetables: Tomatoes, lettuce, celery, cabbage, potatoes, carrots,
lily, onion, Chinese toon, beans, broad beans, peas, broccoli,
asparagus, parsley, cucumber, onion, garlic sprouts, (blue, red)
peppers, artichokes, cowpea, sweet corn, Flammulina, etc...
A) Cut flowers: Roses, lilies, carnations, orchids, hibiscus,
tulip, pansy, bluebells flower, six flowers genus, Antirrhinum
majus, Po Yung wood, Campanula, Delphinium, Dianthus, Gypsophila
paniculata, violet, butterfly orchids, blue hydrangeas, roses and
B) Potted flowers: Miniature Rose, modern roses, Schlumbergera,
winter Begonia, Campanula grass, hibiscus, Ixora, petunia,
butterfly orchids, geranium and so on.
Method of use:
Dissolve 1 gram 1-MCP with 20ml warm water in a cup, put the cup in
the room then leave the room and close the door. Door and window
are sealed. Dissolved in water it will release a kind of gas, this
gas will act on fruit. The time should be controlled not less than
1 gram 1-MCP could be used in 15CBM room or warehouse. E. G.
Suppose 300KG apples takes up 1 CBM space, which means 1 gram 1-MCP
could treat 4500KG apples.
Lead time: Promptly
Packing: 1gram per bag.
Shelf life: Two years
Ethylene Blocker 1-Methylcyclopropene Images