Urea USP

Urea is an organic compound which is widely used in fertilizers as a convenient source of nitrogen. The human body uses urea in many processes, the most notable one being nitrogen excretion.


Urea is used as a nitrogen release fertilizer. It is also used as a raw material in the manufacture of urea formaldehyde resins and urea melamine formaldehyde used in marine plywood. It can be used to make urea nitrate, as an ingredient in some skin cream, moisturizers, as a flame proofing agent in fire extinguishers, in tooth whitening products and in dish soaps.


Chemical Name: Urea
Synonyms: Carbamide
Mol. Formula: CH4N2O
Mol. Weight: 60.06 g/mol
CAS No.: 57-13-6


General Specifications

Test Specification…USP
Characters It occurs as a colourless to white, prismatic crystals, or white, crystalline powder, or small white pellets.
Solubility Freely soluble in water and in boiling alcohol, practically insoluble in chloroform and in ether.
Melting range Between 1320 and 1350
Residue on ignition Maximum 0.1%
Alcohol insoluble matter Maximum 0.04%
Chloride Maximum 0.007%
Sulphate Maximum 0.010%
Heavy metals Maximum 0.002%
Residual solvents Meets the requirements
Assay Not less than 99% and not more than 100.5%


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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