Agent Name

Carbohydrazide

CAS Number

497-18-7

Formula

C-H6-N4-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Diaminomocovina [Czech]; 1,3-Diaminourea; Carbazic acid, hydrazide; Carbazide; Carbodihydrazide; Carbonic acid, dihydrazide; Carbonohydrazide; Hydrazine, carbonylbis-; Hydrazine, carbonyldi-; Hydrazinecarboxamide, N-amino-; Hydrazinecarboxylic acid, hydrazide; Karbazid [Czech]; Semicarbazide, 4-amino-; Urea, 1,3-diamino-; Urea, N,N'-diamino-; Carbonic dihydrazide; [ChemIDplus] UN3077

Category

Hydrazides

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Carbohydrazide is used as an oxygen scavenger in water treatment for boilers." Also used to make drugs, herbicides, plant growth regulators, and dyestuffs; [Wikipedia]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] May explode on heating; A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Hydrazine."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s."

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