Project Description

CAS NO.: 3100-04-7
MF: C4H6
MW: 54.09
Appearance: White powder
Content(1-MCP): ≥4.0%


1-MCP preservative is 1-MCP gas inclusion in the solid powder, which is dissolved in an alkaline solution or water, 1-MCP gas will be released.
1-MCP is the best ethylene inhibitor. Some researches showed that 1-MCP has significant fresh-keeping effect on different fruits and vegetables, such as various of apple, pear, persimmon, kiwi fruit, peach, nectarine, plum, apricot, cherry, grape, strawberry, banana, mango, avocado, orange, lemon, pineapple, litchi, red bayberry, dog head dates, Long dates, tomatoes, broccoli, carrots, parsley and lettuce. A large number of studies have proved the effectiveness of 1-MCP and it is now extending in the all over world. Due to its low toxicity, 1-MCP has wide application prospect.

Key words: Smart Fresh, 1-MCP preservative, Fresh doctor, Plant Growth Regulator, Competitive inhibitor, Improving peak freshness