Agent Name

Tetramethylthiourea

CAS Number

2782-91-4

Formula

C5-H12-N2-S

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

1,1,3,3-Tetramethyl-2-thiourea; 1,1,3,3-Tetramethylthiourea; Basthioryl; N,N,N',N'-Tetramethylthiourea; NA-101; TMTU; Urea, thio-, tetramethyl-; Thiourea, N,N,N',N'-tetramethyl-; Thiourea, tetramethyl-; Urea, 1,1,3,3-tetramethyl-2-thio-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Thiourea Compounds

Description

White solid; [CAMEO] Yellow solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in the adhesives industry, to cure polychloroprene rubber, and as an antithyroid drug; [HSDB]

Comments

Affects embryonic development in mice and rats (maternal doses of 250 mg/kg); [REPROTOX] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.45 mm Hg

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