Agent Name

N,N'-Diethylthiourea

CAS Number

105-55-5

Formula

C5-H12-N2-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,3-Diethyl-2-thiourea; 1,3-Diethylthiourea; N,N'-Diethylthiocarbamide; N,N-Diethyl-2-thiourea; Pennzone E; Thiate H; Thiourea, N,N'-diethyl-; U 15030; Urea, 1,3-diethyl-2-thio-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiourea Compounds

Description

Beige solid; [Hawley] Off-white flakes; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as an accelerator for rubber processing; as an inhibitor of corrosion in metal pickling solutions; as an activator in elastomers; [HSDB]

Comments

A strong skin sensitizer; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Reference Link

Occupational allergic contact dermatitis caused by... [Contact Dermatitis. 1994] - PubMed result

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.24 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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