National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m980015

Testing Status of Glycoluril - M980015

 

CASRN: 496-46-8

Formula: C4-H6-N4-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Acetylene carbamide
  • Acetylenediurea
  • Diurea glyoxalate
  • Glyoxalbiuret
  • Glyoxaldiureine
  • Imidazo(4,5-d)imidazole-2,5(1H,3H)-dione, tetrahydro-

Known Uses

Used for water treatment; slow-release nitrogen fertilizer; swimming pool disinfectant; slimicide enhancer in pulp and paper processing. Glycoluril resins have been used in paint and coating formulations.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Genetic Toxicology

  • Micronucleus  (A61460)  Completed 
    • Mice: B6C3F1
    • Male Negative 
  • Salmonella  (A89945)  Completed 
    •  Negative 
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