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1-Hydroxymethyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoin is used as chelator for light-sensitive pharmaceutical drug, and as raw material of water-soluble polymers. It also can be used as a soluble inhibitor for proteins. It is used as an adjuvant in the bleaching of food-contact recycled paper and board used in food packaging.
Akiko Asada; Takahiro Doi; Akihiro Takeda; Keiji Kajimura. Quantification of 1,3-dimethylol-5,5-dimethylhydantoin and its decomposition products in cosmetics by high-performance liquid chromatography. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis. 2012, 67-68, 163-168.
Source of formaldehyde which is liberated very slowly in the presence of water at pH 6.
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant