Agent Name

2,5-Dithiobiurea

CAS Number

142-46-1

Formula

C2-H6-N4-S2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,2-Hydrazinedicarbothioamide; 2,5-Dithiodiurea; 2,5-Dithiodiurea (VAN); Bis(thiourea); Bisthiocarbamyl hydrazine; Bithiourea; Bithiourea (VAN); Biurea, 2,5-dithio-; Dithiobiurea; Dithiobiurea (VAN); Dithiocarbamoylhydrazine; Dithiocarbamoylhydrazine (VAN); Dithiourea; Hydrazine, N,N'-bis(thiocarbamyl)-; Hydrazine, N,N'-di(thiocarbamyl)-; N,N'-Bis(thiocarbamyl)hydrazine; N,N'-Bisthiocarbamyl hydrazine; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiourea Compounds

Description

Brown solid; [CAMEO] Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis and as a component of photographic chemicals; [NTP]

Comments

Has reproductive effects when fed to female pigs; No evidence of mutagenicity; [HSDB] No evidence of carcinogenicity in rats and male mice and equivocal evidence in female mice; [NTP] An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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