Isobutylendiurea

  • 1,1-Diureidoisobutane
  • Isobutylenediurea
  • N,N''-(2-Methylpropylidene)bisurea
  • N,N''-(Isobutylidene)diurea
  • Urea, n,N''-(2-Methylpropylidene)bis
Formula
C6H14N4O2
Structure
Description
White crystals or granules with little or no odor.
Uses
Fertilizer.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
6104-30-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
228-055-8
RTECS
YT5300000
RTECS class
Tumorigen
Beilstein/Gmelin
1908981
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-5191
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6H14N4O2
Formula mass
174.24
Melting point, °C
195-205
Boiling point, °C
439
Density
0.55 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
2 g/L
Partition coefficient, pKow
-1.75

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry location. Keep away from other chemicals.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator in dusty areas.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up and place in a suitable container. Flush area with water.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Poison_Class
5
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Nausea.
   Inhalation
Irritation.
   Skin
Irritation.
   Eyes
Irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
   Inhalation
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.