Agent Name

1-Phenyl-2-thiourea

CAS Number

103-85-5

Formula

C7-H8-N2-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Phenylthiourea; Fenylthiomocovina [Czech]; N-Phenylthiourea; PTU; Phenylthiocarbamide; Phenylthiourea; Thiourea, phenyl-; U 6324; Urea, 1-phenyl-2-thio-; [ChemIDplus] UN2767

Category

Thiourea Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White or light brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make rodenticides, as repellant for rats, rabbits, and weasels, and in medical genetics; [HSDB]

Comments

After ingestion or skin absorption, may cause difficulty breathing, cyanosis, hypothermia, pleural effusions, pulmonary edema, and hyperglycemia; Teratogenic in mice; No evidence of carcinogenicity in rats or mice; [HSDB] Causes hyperglycemia in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and eye irritant; [EPA] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00209 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide to the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Phenyl urea pesticides, solid, toxic"

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