Agent Name

Ethyleneurea

Alternative Name

2-Imidazolidinone

CAS Number

120-93-4

Formula

C3-H6-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Ethyleneurea; 2-Imidazolidone; 2-Oxoimidazolidine; Ethylene urea; Monoethyleneurea; N,N'-Ethyleneurea; SD 6073; Urea, 1,3-ethylene-; Urea, N,N'-(1,2-ethanediyl)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Urea Compounds

Description

White odorless solid; [Hawley] Light yellow crystals; [Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make high polymers, plasticizers, lacquers, adhesives, and textile and leather finishing agents; Also used as an insecticide; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; [Aldrich MSDS] Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 500 mg/kg; [RTECS]

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