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Fresh Keeping for Flower, Vegetables and Fruits Ethylene Inhibitor 1-methylcyclopropene,1-MCP

Fresh Keeping for Flower, Vegetables and Fruits Ethylene Inhibitor 1-methylcyclopropene,1-MCP
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Fresh Keeping for flower, vegetable and fruit ethylene inhibitor 1-methylcyclopropene,1-MCP

CAS NO.: 3100-04-7

Chemical Name: 1-methylcyclopropene


Product Introduction:

1-MCP fresh keeping agent, the main component is 1 - methylcyclopropene, which is found by scientific research to be the most effective ethylene inhibitor in recent years.

It has no toxicity, no residue, no pollution to the environment, and has been widely used in keeping fresh for fruits, vegetables and flowers.


Mode of Actions:

It can extend the postharvest storage and shelf life effectively, especially for such fruits, vegetables, and flowers which are sensitive to ethylene.


There are two formulations for 1-MCP:

1-MCP 3.5% WP is suitable for Cold storage treatment, 1gram can effect for 15m3 Cold storage.

1-MCP Sachet is suitable for carton, transportation. 1 sachet can effect for 1 carton with standard size.


Product Applications:


Apple, pear, kiwi fruit, peach, persimmon, apricot, cherry, plum, grape, strawberry, melon, jujube, water melon,banana , custard apple , mango, loquat , bayberry , papaya , guava , star fruit and other fruits.


Tomato, garlic, pepper, broccoli, cabbage, eggplant, cucumber, bamboo shoots, according to oil, beans, cabbage, bitter gourd, coriander, potato, lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, celery, green pepper, Carrots and other vegetables;


Tulip, alstroemeria, carnation, gladiolus, snapdragon, carnation, orchid, Gypsophila, rose, lily, campanula



The dosage of 1-MCP sachet depends on the fruits and vegetables package volume for each carton or each bag.

For example: Apple preservation, put 1 sachet in each standard box whose package volume is10 kg -15 kg. (The volume is 0.055 - 0.06m3 max.). 1g 1-MCP 3.5% WP can effect for 15m3 Cold storage.


Instruction for Use:

Direction for 1-MCP sachet:

This micro dose packaged product is suitable for the cartons lined , transit boxes or plastic bags and other packaging of fruits batch processing .

The specific methods are as follows:

Check the fresh keeping bag before package the fruits, requiring no damage to the bag ( so as not to affect the use effect ) .

Use this product after packing the fruit and before sealing.

After package the fruits into bags, put 1-MCP directly into the fresh keeping bag when precooling, then fold the fresh keeping bag, and seal it. Seal the fruits bags or cartons if transported directly, the processing time shall not be less than 24 hours, the processing temperature is 5 to 20 °C.


Direction for 1-MCP 3.5% Wettable Powder:

Firstly, close the windows and the door;

Then solute 1-MCP powder in 1% KOH or NaOH solution, it would release 1-MCP gas and inhibit ethylene. ( The dosage of 1-MCP is based on the square volume of your Container or Cold storage);

At last, close the container or refrigeration house timely, prevent 1-MCP gas leakage.



Packing for 1-MCP Sachet: 0.5g/ sachet, 200 sachets/ bag, 30 bags/carton.

Packing for 1-MCP 3.5% Powder: 1g/sachet, 5g/sachet, 10g/sachet, or as per clients'request.