Agent Name

Semicarbazide hydrochloride

CAS Number

563-41-7

Formula

C-H5-N3-O.Cl-H

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Amidourea hydrochloride; Aminourea hydrochloride; Carbamylhydrazine hydrochloride; EK 226; Hydrazinecarboxamide monohydrochloride; Hydrazinecarboxamide, hydrochloride; Hydrazinecarboxamide, hydrochloride (VAN); Semicarbazide HCl; Semicarbazide chloride; Semicarbazide hydrochloride (VAN); Semicarbazide monohydrochloride; [ChemIDplus] UN2811

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

White solid; [Hawley] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical reagent; [Hawley] Semicarbazide is a product of nitrofurazone metabolism; Its presence in biological specimens is an indicator of nitrofurazone use as an animal feed additive; [HSDB]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion; [Hawley] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Semicarbazide."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.13 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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