Agent Name

Methylurea

CAS Number

598-50-5

Formula

C2-H6-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Methylurea; Methyl urea; Methylharnstoff [German]; Methylmocovina [Czech]; Monomethylurea; N-Methylurea; Urea, methyl-; Urea, N-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Urea Compounds

Description

Crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Causes general anesthesia and convulsions in parenteral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] An irritant; Risk of irreversible adverse health effects; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,3-Diethylurea."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.09 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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