Agent Name

1,3-Dibutyl-2-thiourea

CAS Number

109-46-6

Formula

C9-H20-N2-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Di-N-butyl-2-thiourea; 1,3-Di-n-butyl-2-thiourea; 1,3-Dibutylthiourea; N,N'-Dibutylthiourea; Pennzone B; Thiate U; Thiourea, N,N'-dibutyl-; Urea, 1,3-di-N-butyl-2-thio-; Urea, 1,3-dibutyl-2-thio-; Urea,1,3-dibutyl-2-thio- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] Sovchem DBTU CR; DBTU; [Sovereign Chemical MSDS]

Category

Thiourea Compounds

Description

White crystalline powder; [Sovereign Chemical MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a rubber substitute in products such as swimming goggles; [REPROTOX] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

"May cause contact dermatitis." [ChemIDplus] An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; A skin sensitizer in guinea pigs with reported cases in humans; [Sovereign Chemical MSDS] See "N,N'-Diethylthiourea."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00238 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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