Agent Name

Urea hydrochloride

CAS Number

506-89-8

Formula

C-H4-N2-O.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Urea HCl; Urea, hydrochloride (1:1); Urea, monohydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] Carbamide hydrochloride; Hydrochloric acid urea; [Redox Pty MSDS]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

White to slightly yellow deliquescent solid; [Merck Index] Yellowish-white odorless powder; [Redox Pty MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a nitrogen-release fertilizer, starting material (resins, plastics, and barbituric acid), to make paper, for analytical use in buffer solutions, as a therapeutic emollient and diuretic, and veterinary nutritional factor; [Merck Index] Used in fertilizers, plastics, cosmetics, as an animal feed, and chemical intermediate; [Redox Pty MSDS]

Comments

An irritant that may cause serious eye injury; Inhalation may cause severe irritation, coughing, shortness of breath, and delayed pulmonary edema; [Redox Pty MSDS] See "Urea."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

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