Biuret is used in protein assay. It is also used as Catalytic agent, Petrochemical additive. It is used in organic synthesis. Biuret (Carbamoylurea) was used as a source of dietary nitrogen in purified diets for steers.
Soluble in methanol. Partially soluble in cold water, diethyl ether.
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA