Substance Information

thiourea; thiocarbamide

EC / List no.: 200-543-5

CAS no.: 62-56-6

Mol. formula: CH4N2S

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is harmful if swallowed, is suspected of causing cancer and is suspected of damaging the unborn child.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.

  • C

Possibly Carcinogenic

  • R

Possibly Toxic to Reproduction

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 000 - 10 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals and water softeners.
This substance is used in the following areas: scientific research and development.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as reactive substance and outdoor use as reactive substance.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, adhesives and sealants, adsorbents, metals, fertilisers, metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners, metal working fluids, pharmaceuticals, photo-chemicals, textile treatment products and dyes, washing & cleaning products, welding & soldering products and cosmetics and personal care products.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, adhesives and sealants, adsorbents, metals, fertilisers, metal surface treatment products, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners, metal working fluids, pharmaceuticals, photo-chemicals, textile treatment products and dyes, washing & cleaning products, welding & soldering products and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance is used in the following areas: agriculture, forestry and fishing, printing and recorded media reproduction, health services and municipal supply (e.g. electricity, steam, gas, water) and sewage treatment.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, textile, leather or fur, rubber products, metals, fabricated metal products, machinery and vehicles and furniture.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as processing aid and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance.

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