Chemical Name: Thidiazuron
Other Chemical Name: TDZ; Lift; DROPP; sn49537; defolit; Avguron; DROPP(R); Dropp SC; CCG-24904; THIDAZURON
Molecular Formula: C9H8N4OS
Molecular weight: 220.25
CAS No: 51707-55-2
Melting point is 210.5~212.5℃.
The density is 0.2-0.4 g/ml.
Soluble in methanol, acetone, and ethyl acetate.
Turn into isomeride under lights.
Thidiazuron is a Plant growth regulator, absorbed by the leaves, which stimulates formation of an abscission layer between the plant stem and the leaf petioles, causing the dropping of entire green leaves.
Insoluble matter in acetone