Used as a fruit setting spray on tomatoes, strawberries, blackberries, capsicums, aubergines,
grapes, and pineapples.
Plant growth regulator
Mol. wt. 202.2 M.f. C12H10O3 Form Colourless crystals; (tech., green crystals). M.p. 156 ºC Solubility Sparingly soluble in water. Soluble in ethanol, acetic acid, and diethyl ether. Forms water-soluble alkali-metal and amine salts.
Mode of Action:
Plant growth regulator, absorbed by the leaves and roots.
Oral Acute oral LD50 for rats 1000 mg/kg. Toxicity class WHO (a.i.) III