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116-25-6 - 1-Hydroxymethyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoin, 97% - 5,5-Dimethyl-1-(hydroxymethyl)hydantoin - A19868 - Alfa Aesar

A19868 1-Hydroxymethyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoin, 97%

CAS Number
116-25-6
Synonyms
5,5-Dimethyl-1-(hydroxymethyl)hydantoin

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 93.32
100g 232.80
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1-Hydroxymethyl-5,5-dimethylhydantoin, 97%

MDL
MFCD00020866
EINECS
204-132-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H10N2O3
Formula Weight
158.16
Melting point
104-106°
Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Freely soluble in water.

Applications

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.

Notes

Moisture Sensitive. Store away from oxidizing agents. Store in a cool, dry conditions in a well sealed container.

Literature References

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.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,4831
Beilstein
139160
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.21
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
NI9454200

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