N-Methylolurea

  • N-(Hydroxymethyl)urea
  • (Hydroxymethyl)urea
  • Methylolurea
  • Mono(hydroxymethyl)urea
Formula
C2H6N2O2
Structure
Uses
Major uses include in urea-formaldehyde resins, in molding adhesives, for treating textiles and wood.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1000-82-4
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
213-674-8
Beilstein/Gmelin
1743129
Beilstein Reference
4-03-00-00105
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C2H6N2O2
Formula mass
90.08
Melting point, °C
110 - 111
Boiling point, °C
238
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.008 (25 C)
Solubility in water
40.6 g/L (28 C)
pKa/pKb
12.623 (pKa)
Heat of vaporization
55.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
98

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

First aid
 

Transport.