Agent Name

Guanidine carbonate

CAS Number

593-85-1

Formula

C-H5-N3.1/2C-H2-O3

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Bisguanidinium carbonate; Diguanidinium carbonate; Guanidinium carbonate; Carbonic acid, compd. with guanidine (1:2); Guanidine, carbonate; [ChemIDplus] Guanidiniumcarbonat; Diguanidiniumcarbonat; [IUCLID] Bis[amino(imino)methanaminium] carbonate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Guanidine carbonate salt; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

White crystalline solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make fine chemicals and in consumer hair relaxer products; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A moderate eye irritant; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Guanidine."

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