Agent Name

Dimethylol dihydroxyethyleneurea

CAS Number

1854-26-8

Formula

C5-H10-N2-O5

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Imidazolidinone, 4,5-dihydroxy-1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)-; 4,5-Dihydroxy-1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2-imidazolidinone; Arkofix; Arkofix NG; Cassurit LR; Depremol G; Dimethyloldihydroxyethylene urea; Dimethylolglyoxalurea; DMDHEU; Firmatex RK; Fixapret CP; Fixapret CP 40; Fixapret CPK; Fixapret CPN; Fixapret CPNS; Hylite LF; Knittex LE; N,N'-Dimethylol-4,5-dihydroxyethyleneurea; N,N'-Dimethylolglyoxal monoureine; NS 11; Neuperm GFN; PROX DW; Permafresh 113B; Permafresh 183; Permafresh LF; Permafresh LH; Permafresh LKS; Protocol C; Readpret KPN; Reapret KPN; Sarcoset GM; Sumitex FSK; Sumitex NS; Sumitex NS 1 SPE; Sumitex NS 1SPE; Sumitex NS 2; Verapret DH; Verapret DKh; WNM; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Pale yellow solution; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used in cotton or cotton-polyester blend fabrics; [ChemIDplus] Used in fabrics for wash-and-wear, crease resistance, shrinkage control, and durable finish applications; [HSDB]

Comments

"Has a very low acute toxicity and does not cause primary irritation." [eChemPortal: SIDSUNEP] Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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