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Diazolidinyl urea



Diazolidinyl urea
IUPAC name 1-[1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2,5-dioxo-4-imidazolidinyl]-1,3-bis(hydroxymethyl)urea
Other names Diazolidinylurea
Germall II
Identifiers
CAS number 78491-02-8
PubChem 62277
EINECS number 278-928-2
SMILES C(NC(=O)N(CO)C1C(=O)N(C(=O)N1CO)CO)O
Properties
Molecular formula C8H14N4O7
Molar mass 278.22
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Diazolidinyl urea (C8H14N4O7) is a preservative. It has a broad spectrum of application, and is effective against bacteria, fungi and yeasts.

Additional recommended knowledge

Uses

It is used in many cosmetics, skin care products, shampoos and conditioners, as well as a wide range of products including bubble baths, baby wipes and household detergents. Diazolidinyl urea is found in the commercially available preservative Germaben.

Safety

Some people have a contact allergy to diazolidinyl urea causing dermatitis. Such people are often also allergic to imidazolidinyl urea.

References

  • National Institutes of Health (2004). Diazolidinyl urea. Haz-Map (Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents). Retrieved on 2007-03-11.
  • Diazolidinyl urea. MEKOS Laboratories AS. Retrieved on 2007-03-11.
 
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