Agent Name

N-Butylurea

CAS Number

592-31-4

Formula

C5-H12-N2-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1-Butylurea; Butylurea; n-Butylurea; Urea, butyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Urea Compounds

Description

White odorless solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as oxidizing agent for copper; [NTP]

Comments

A CNS depressant; [ChemIDplus] Affects sister chromatid exchange in in-vitro studies; [HSDB] Causes general anesthesia and somnolence in parenteral lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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