Urazole

  • Bicarbamimide
  • 1,2,4-Triazolidine-3,5-dione
  • s-Triazole-3,5-diol
  • Triazolidine-3,5-dione
  • Urazole bicarbamide
Formula
C2H3N3O2
Structure
Description
White powder
Uses
An alternative prebiotic base.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3232-84-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
221-776-9
Merck
12,10004
Beilstein/Gmelin
113440
Beilstein Reference
5-26-05-00224
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C2H3N3O2
Formula mass
101.06
Melting point, °C
254 - 255
Boiling point, °C
352
Solubility in water
28.3 g/L
Refractive index
 
pKa/pKb
0,00 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
-1.24

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Refrigerator (approx 4 C).
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Irritating and toxic fumes and gases.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Extinguish fire using water, dry chemical, chemical foam, or alcohol-resistant foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Causes respiratory tract irritation. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.